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General View of the Ruins of Uxmal, Yucatan, 1852

Print of the ruins of the Mayan city of Uxmal in Yucatan, Mexico.

The general views were designed by Jean Arnould Leveil (1806-1866) and engraved by Jean Baptiste Marie Bury and Joseph Durond.

The print was edited as first of twelve depictions of the ruins of Uxmal in the appendix of volume 4 in: Jules Gailhabaud. Monuments anciens et modernes: Collection formant une histoire de l'architecture des différents peuples à toutes les époques. Paris 1853.

For the same print, cf. inv. no. E 2014-1090 in: MAH Musée d'art et d'histoire, Geneva.

Paris, 1852 AD

Image: 17.8 x 26.6 cm
Leaf: 22.6 x 30.4 mm

Thick paper printed with engraved steel plates. Edges of the paper lightly browned and fingerstained.

75 USD

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