Kingsborough, Edward King, viscount; Dupaix, Guillermo; Sahagún, Antiquities of Mexico: comprising fac-similes of ancient Mexican paintings and. page from Antiquities of Mexico showing glyphs. Book Info. Icons, Metadata. Author: Kingsborough, Edward King, viscount; Dupaix, Guillermo; Sahagún. The magnificent nine-volume publication entitled Antiquities of Mexico was produced by Edward King, Viscount Kingsborough, from Through its fine.

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It was assembled and published by Edward King, Lord Kingsboroughin the early decades of the 19th century.

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From January to April inclusive, vol. More about permissions and copyright. A record for this resource appears in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog. As stated on the title of volumes I-VII, the work was intended to contain seven volumes; the last two volumes were published by Bohn as a supplement based on the author’s notes.

Antiquities of Mexico lingsborough produced to make copies of rare manuscripts in European collections available for study by scholars. New York 22 June The story of Kingsborough’s fateful engouement for Mexican manuscripts is well known: It was originally planned as ten, but Lord Kingsborough died before the full work could be completed.

University of Chicago Press. Together with the Monuments of New Spain, by M. The immense project cost Kingsborough 32, and his life: Mailing Address and Information. Antiquities of Mexico Title page of volume 1.

With the support of Sir Thomas Phillipps, many of whose manuscripts are described in the Antiquitieshe employed the Italian painter Agustine Aglio to scour Europe’s greatest libraries and private collections for Mexican manuscripts, which Aglio sketched and later lithographed for publication.


Exhibition Gallery Monday – Thursday: Archived from the original on 18 June Title page of volume 1.

kingsorough Antiquities of Mexico is a compilation of facsimile reproductions of Mesoamerican literature such as Maya codicesMixtec codicesand Aztec codices as well as historical accounts and explorers’ descriptions of archaeological ruins. Besides Aglio’s reproductions of manuscripts in the Bodleian, the Vatican Library, the Borgian Museum, the Imperial Library of Vienna, the Library of the Institute at Bologna, and the royal libraries of Berlin, Dresden, and Budapest, the work includes Dupaix’s Monuments of New Spain, taken from Castaneda’s original drawings, and descriptions of sculptures and artifacts antiquitiee several private collections.

The person using the image is liable for any infringement. The whole illustrated by many valuable inedited manuscripts, by Augustine Aglio. Library Services ask a librarian request materials in the reading room order materials permissions and copyright fellowship opportunities reserve a classroom room.

Hours Exhibition Gallery Monday – Thursday: Together with the Monuments of New Spain, by M. More about permissions and copyright The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States Title 17, United States Code or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions.

The whole illustrated by many valuable inedited manuscripts, by Lord Kingsborough. Aglio spent the better part of six years travelling to the libraries and museums of Europe to examine and draw all of the “Ancient Mexican” documents, artefacts and manuscripts known in European collections of the time.

The work consists of nine volumes, each published in a large elephant folio format. Lost Tribes and Sunken Continents: Historiography Prints Visual works Lithographs Hand kingssborough.


Contact Client Service info christies. Click on image or caption above to see image in the zoom viewer. Kingsborough commissioned the Italian landscape painter Agostino Aglio to furnish the reproduction drawings and lithographs of the Mesoamerican artworks and codices used to illustrate the volumes.

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This page was last edited on 12 Augustat University of California Press. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. While much of the material pertains to pre-Columbian cultures, there are also documents relevant to studies of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. The New Historicism series, No.

Some occasional light staining. III — and decided to devote himself to the study of Central American manuscripts and artifacts. Retrieved from ” https: Crafting a Modern Nation e-Book Scholarship editions. Kingsborough, Edward ; King, Viscount — Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule.

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Mexico at the World’s Fairs: Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The whole illustrated by many valuable inedited Manuscripts. His father the Earl of Kingston died a few month later; Kingsborough would have stood to inherit an annual estate kinsborough 40, Dupaix, with their respective Scales of Measurement, and accompanying Descriptions.

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