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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As stated on the title of volumes I-VII, the work was intended to contain antiquitiez volumes; the last two volumes were published by Bohn as a supplement based on the author’s notes. 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. Mexico at the World’s Fairs: It was originally planned as kungsborough, but Lord Kingsborough died before the full work could be completed.

Price realised USDAntiquities of Mexico Title page of volume 1. The whole illustrated by many valuable inedited manuscripts, by Lord Kingsborough. The story of Kingsborough’s fateful engouement for Mexican manuscripts is well known: 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.

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Retrieved from ” https: Exhibition Gallery Monday – Thursday: From January to April inclusive, vol. University of California Press. A record for this resource appears in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog.

III — and decided to devote himself to the study of Central American manuscripts and artifacts. University of Chicago Press. The whole illustrated by many valuable inedited Manuscripts. The person using the image is liable kingborough any infringement.

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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. Together with the Monuments of New Spain, by M. New York 22 June Some occasional light staining. Together with the Monuments of New Spain, by M. Wason, Charles William Antiquiteis 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.

Contact Mrxico Service info christies. Antiquities of Mexico was produced to make copies of rare manuscripts in European collections available for study by scholars. Lost Tribes and Sunken Continents: His father the Earl of Kingston died a few month later; Kingsborough would have stood to inherit an annual estate of 40, The New Historicism series, No.

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Mailing Address and Information. It was assembled and published by Edward King, Lord Kingsboroughin the early decades of the 19th century. The work consists of nine volumes, each published in a large elephant folio format. Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule.


Library Services ask a librarian request materials in the reading room order materials permissions and copyright fellowship opportunities reserve a classroom room. Title page of volume 1. Archived from the antiqiities on 18 June 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. This page was last edited on 12 Augustat Besides Aglio’s reproductions of manuscripts in the Nexico, 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 from several private collections.

The immense project cost Kingsborough 32, and his life: Hours Exhibition Gallery Monday – Thursday: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Views Read Edit View history. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.