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Title Curiosidades aztecas [manuscript]
Date
Document Type Art
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: A sketchbook, possibly used by two different artists, containing detailed ink drawings of Aztec sculpture and decoration, an exotic bird, a water carrier, and several atelier scenes. The book also includes rough pencil sketches of miscellaneous figures, some fencing, some on horseback.
Places Mexico
Keywords art, illustration, Mexican, culture, animal, horse
Theme Indigenous Peoples of Mexico; Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Mesoamerica
Language Spanish
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT Ayer MS 1826
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue