Cités et Ruines Americaines: Mitla, Palenqué, Izamal, Chichen-Itza, Uxmal, Atlas

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Désiré Charnay's Cités et ruines Américaines. Mitla, Palenqué, Izamal, Chichen-Itza, Uxmal (Paris, Gide, 1862-62), from the Photography Collection, offers evocative, beautifully composed, photographs of these famous sites. Charnay was an explorer and archaeologist as well as an artist, and his pictures were the first photographic studies of the great abandoned palaces and temples of Mexico.
Charnay, Désiré, 1828-1915 (Photographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1862 - 1863
Place: Paris
Publisher: Gide
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFZ+++ (Charnay) 03-4767
Statement of responsibility: D. Charnay.
Statement of responsibility: Recueillies et photographiees par D. Charnay. Avec un texte par [E.E.] Viollet-le-Duc, suivi du voyage et des documents de l'auteur. With atlas.
Physical Description
Albumen prints
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12637403
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 811c2b40-c6db-012f-5a91-58d385a7bc34
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