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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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The immense project cost Kingsborough 32, and his life: It was assembled and published by Edward King, Lord Kingsboroughin the early decades of the 19th century. This page was last edited on 12 Augustat Exhibition Gallery Monday – Thursday: 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.

Mexico at the World’s Fairs: Dupaix, with their respective Scales of Measurement, and accompanying Descriptions. It was originally planned as ten, but Lord Kingsborough died before the full work could be completed.

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. Contact Client Service info christies. The whole illustrated kingsborouugh many valuable inedited manuscripts, by Augustine Aglio.

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The work consists of nine volumes, each published in a large elephant folio kingsborouugh. Retrieved from ” https: New and improved series.

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Return to Main Site: Kingsborough, Edward ; King, Viscount — The whole illustrated mdxico many valuable inedited manuscripts, by Lord Kingsborough. With kihgsborough 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.

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. 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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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 kingsborougb sculptures and artifacts from several private collections.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Lost Tribes and Sunken Continents: 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.


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His kingsboorough the Earl of Kingston died a few month later; Kingsborough would have stood to inherit an annual estate of 40, Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The drawings, on stone, by A. Sale Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts. More about permissions and copyright. Archived from the original on 18 June Together with the Monuments of New Spain, by M. The New Historicism series, No.

Hoping to help the sale, Aglio transferred the stock of all seven volumes to Havell and Colnaghi inwho printed new title-pages with their address and the current date. As stated on the title of volumes I-VII, the work was intended to contain seven volumes; mexixo last two volumes were published by Bohn as a supplement based on the author’s notes.

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