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|Title||Carte de la défense de Mexico contre l'attaque du Major Général Scott en 1847: pour servir à l'intelligence des operations militaires de l'armée française en 1863|
|Cartographer||Scott, Winfield (1786-1866); Dépôt de la guerre: France|
|Date||View date in the chronology|
|Description||Shows Mexican army lines in the Mexico City region as they appeared during September 1847, when U.S. general Winfield Scott captured the city. Possibly made by a military engineer for the Dépôt de la guerre in preparation for the French army occupation of the city in June 1863. Includes incomplete key to places in the city.|
|Places||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Keywords||war, France, army, battle, colonialism, fort, city|
|Theme||Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances; Indigenous Peoples of Mexico|
|Culture Area||Southwest, Mesoamerica|
1 manuscript map: hand-coloured; 244 x 301 mm.
On tracing paper pasted onto heavy paper sectioned into 4 pieces and backed by cloth.
Pen-and-ink (black, red, blue), wash (grey), watercolour (blue), and pencil.
Scale c.1:127,000 ('5 milles).'
Illegible writing in pencil above neat line in upper right, possibly including a personal name, ending 'Avril 1863'.
Spine title: 'Carte de la defense de Mexico en 1847--MS'.
|Library||The Newberry Library|
|Copyright||The Newberry Library|
|Collection||The Edward E. Ayer Collection|
|Reference||VAULT slipcase Ayer MS map 270|
|Catalogue Link||The Newberry Library Catalogue|