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Mexico to-day, a country with a great future; and a glance at the prehistoric remains and antiquities of the Montezumas

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Date: 1883

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Brocklehurst, Thomas Unett. Mexico To-Day. London, Murray. 1883.

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Brocklehurst, Thomas Unett (1883) Mexico To-Day. London, Murray.

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Brocklehurst, Thomas Unett, Mexico To-Day. London, Murray. 1883.

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A richly illustrated work about Mexican history both ancient and present with colored chromolithographs and black and white engravings of artifacts, buildings, scenery and more. Discusses contemporary events in Mexico as well as illustrates Mesoamerican artifacts and ruins from the Aztec and Maya.

xv, 259 p. LVI pl. (part col.) incl. front., maps, facsim. 22 cm.

List of Images

1. Front Cover

2. Title Page

3. City of Mexico

4. Forest on Fire, Alabama

5. Birds-Eye View of Vera Cruz

6. The Plaza, Mexico City

7. Hotel Iturbidge, Calle San Francisco

8. The Plaza of San Domingo

9. Facsimile of Heading of Inquisition Manuscript

10. The Las Casa Picture in the Academy of Mexico by Felix Parra

11. The Market

12. Interior of the Cathedral

13. Bishop Riley's Protestant Church, Calle San Francisco

14. Ariatas Methodist Chapel at San Vicente, Chicolopam

15. Pulque Tlachiquero

16. The Tree of the Noche Triste

17. Maize or Indian Corn

18. Ascent of Popocatapetl

19. Diagram of Silver Mine

20. The Benificiating Hacienda of Loretto Pachuca

21. Hacienda of Tepenacasco

22. The Dyke of Nochistongo

23. Hill of Estrella

24. Pyramids at Teotihuacan

25. Various Objects

26. Aztec Jar from Teotihuacan (10 inches high)

27. Whorls or Spindle Heads in Clay (exact size)

28. Pyramid at Cholula and Remains of a Small Pyramid

29. Clay Moulds found at Teotihuacan (exact size)

30. The Aztec Calendar Stone

31. Outline Drawing on Aztec Sacrificial Stone

32. Coatlicue, the Chief Aztec Deity (10 feet high)

33. Skull Ornament

34. Making Tortilla Cakes

35. Prison at Cholula

36. Entrance to Limestone Cave at Cacahuamilpa

37. Toltec Palace at Tula

38. Broken Statues at Tula

39. Map of Mexico

40. The Castle of Chapultepec

41. Sectional Plan of Mexico and Elevation of the Lakes in the Valley of Mexico

42. Cathedral by Moonlight

43. Aztec Sacrificial Stone

44. Clay heads found in great quantities on the sites of ancient Aztec cities (I)

45. Clay heads found in great quantities on the sites of ancient Aztec cities (II)

46. Clay heads found in great quantities on the sites of ancient Aztec cities (III)

47. Teoyamiqui, Goddess of Death

48. Vase of Centeotl or Ceres

49. Teocalle or Aztec Temple

50. Clay heads found in great quantities on the sites of ancient Aztec cities (IV)

51. Clay heads found in great quantities on the sites of ancient Aztec cities (V)

52. Broken Pieces of Pottery

53. Aztec Vase in Black Clay (12 inches high)

54. Aztec Jug in Black Clay (10 inches high)

55. Obsidian Knives and Arrow Head

56. Obsidian Arrow Heads

57. Back Cover

Publication Information

Publisher: London, Murray

Language(s):

English

Contributor(s):

University of Toronto

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ISBN-10: N/A

Date Added: 2019-04-17

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