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Antonio Garcia Cubas

Birth: 1832

Death:1912

Antonio Garcia Cubas (City of Mexico; 24 July 1832 - ibid; 9 February 1912) was a historian, cartographer, geographer and Mexican writer. He was an orphan from his childhood, why it has been left to the care of an aunt of his. At the age of eighteen years, Garcia Cubas joined the General direction of industry of the Government of the Mexican Republic, activity that combined with his studies of geography. They held them at the Colegio de San Gregorio, and then joined the College of engineers, he was titled as a geographer with honors.

From 1856, Garcia Cubas was a member of the Mexican society of geography and statistics. During the Second Mexican Empire he received the Order of Guadalupe from the hands of Maximilian of Habsburg. He was later awarded the Legion of honour of France. Antonio Garcia Cubas died in the City of Mexico on 9 February 1912. It was a worthy successor of the illustrious don Manuel Orozco and Berra.

Publications

He wrote several works of text for use in public schools, including a course of elementary geography, geographical and topographical drawing course, an Atlas, geographical, statistical and historical of the Mexican Republic, (1857 ) and a General letter of Mexico (1863). History of Mexico, is a true model in its genre. So appreciated was the latter that was textbook for a long time.

In 1878, he published the Album of the Mexican railroad made with the collaboration of the prestigious artist Casimiro Castro. This work is one of the most valuable editorial and artistic works in the history of Mexico. The picturesque Atlas and history of the Mexican United States also earned him numerous congratulations of the European geographical societies. His best-known work is The book of memories (1905), pleasant and picturesque account of the Mexico of his time illustrated with 500 prints.

His main works are: Arte, Geografia e Historia: Album del Ferrocarril Mexicano, (1878), Geografia e Historia: Atlas Geografico, Estadistico e Historico de la Republica Mexicana, (1857) Carta General de Mxico, (1863) Diccionario Geografico, Historico y Biografico de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos en cinco volmenes, editados entre 1888 y 1891. Literatura: El Libro de mis Recuerdos, (1905).

References:

Salmeron, Luis Arturo (abril del 2012). Relatos e Historias de Mxico: Carta politica, un gran cartografo: Antonio Garcia Cubas.. Nmero 44. Editorial Raices. Archivado desde el original el 16 de abril de 2013. Consultado el 13 de julio de 2013. pg. 28.

Books & Publications

Images

Image Name
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Illustrated Title Page (1877)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Carta Politica (1885)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Title Page (1885)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Estacion de la Soledad (1877)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Vias de Comunicacion y Movimiento Maritimo (1885)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Puente de San Alejo (1877)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Valle de Mexico (tomado desde el cerro del Risco) (1877)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Back Cover (1877)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Panorama de maltrata (1877)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Puente del Chiquihuite (1877)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Puente de Paso del Macho (1877)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Cumbres de Maltrata (desde la Hacienda del Encinal) (1877)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Huamantla (tomado desde el Puente de San Lucas) (1877)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Reyno de la Nueva Expana a Principios del Siglo XIX (1885)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Puente de Wimer (Cumbres de Maltrata) (1877)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Puente de la Soledad. Tomado desde el Hospital (1877)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Plano Orografico de la Zona Recorrida por el Ferro-Carril Mexicano de Veracruz a Mexico (1877)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Carta Eclesiastica (1885)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Carta Orografica (1885)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Barranca de Metlac (I) (1877)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Orizaba (desde el puente de Paso del Toro) (1877)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Puente del Atoyac (1877)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Title Page (1877)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Estacion de Orizaba (1877)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Estacion de Maltrata (1877)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Front Cover (1885)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Panorama de Puebla (tomado desde el fuerte Guadalupe) (1877)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Barranca de Metlac (II) (1877)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Carta Agricola (1885)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Tunel No.2 y Salto del Atoyac (1877)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Back Cover (1885)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Puente de Metlac (1877)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Infiernillo (1877)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Display (1877)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - La Penuela (Caminos para Veracruz y Alvarado) (1877)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Valle De Mexico (1885)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Carta Minera (1885)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Mexico y Sus Cercanias (1885)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Carta Hydrografica (1885)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - La Bota (Cumbres de Maltrata) (1877)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Instruccion Publica (1885)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Veracruz (1877)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Carta Historica y Arqueologica (1885)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Cordoba (Tomado desde el camino de Coscomatepec) (1877)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Carta Etnografica (1885)
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Front Cover (1877)

Maps

Map Name
Album del Ferro-Carril Mexicano - Plano Orografico de la Zona Recorrida por el Ferro-Carril Mexicano de Veracruz a Mexico (1877)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Carta Politica (1885)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Carta Etnografica (1885)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Carta Eclesiastica (1885)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Vias de Comunicacion y Movimiento Maritimo (1885)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Instruccion Publica (1885)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Carta Orografica (1885)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Carta Hydrografica (1885)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Carta Agricola (1885)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Carta Minera (1885)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Carta Historica y Arqueologica (1885)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Reyno de la Nueva Expana a Principios del Siglo XIX (1885)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Valle De Mexico (1885)
Atlas Pintoresco e Historico De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Mexico y Sus Cercanias (1885)