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Four Mexican Indians.

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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Indians -- South America -- Peru

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1671
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC INDIA-Sou-Pe
Indians of South America -- Mexico
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Indians of South America -- Structures -- Mexico
Content: "Concerning the Mexicans Apparel, it is a sufficient testimony, that they are no way of the same original with the several barbarous Nations, that run up and down naked in New Spain: For the Inhabitants of Mexico went antiently Cloth'd in Cotton : on their Heads they wore a high Plume of red Feathers; about their Necks, over their Shoulders, Breast and Back, a kind of large Thorax of Feathers curiously pleited; each Arm adorn'd with Armlets, and their Middles girt with broad white Girdles full of red Streaks; in stead of Garters they wore Laces of Feathers, as also a little above their Ancles."--from America, being the latest and most accurate description of the Nevv VVorld... / collected from most authentick authors, augmented with later observations, and adorn'd with maps and sculptures by John Ogilby.
Physical Description
Form: Copper engravings ( Art and Architecture Thesaurus )
Extent: Plate mark 13 x 17 cm. (5 1/4 x 6 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1682628
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17175950
Barcode : 33333159347174
UUID: 5f0b25e0-c555-012f-fab5-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1671: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Four Mexican Indians." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1671. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1c92-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Four Mexican Indians." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1c92-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1671). Four Mexican Indians. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1c92-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Four Mexican Indians.