Ancien Mexico Old colonial Mexico City & Lake Texcoco SCHLEY 1758 print
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'Ancien Mexico'. Old colonial Mexico City & Lake Texcoco. SCHLEY 1758 print

Price: £75.99

CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: 'Ancien Mexico [Old Mexico City]'

The map shows "old" Mexico City (in contrast to the adjacent plate which shows the "new" city), still surrounded by Lake Texcoco, but with Spanish colonial style buildings, thus presumably depicting the city some time after the Spanish conquest, but substantially before the publication of the print - which we take to be in the 16th or 17th century

DATE PRINTED: 1758    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 20.0 x 29.0cm, 8 x 11.25 inches (Medium); Please note that this is a folding print.

TYPE: Antique copperplate print

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: Spot in margin. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding print.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Jakob van der Schley

PROVENANCE: "Histoire Générale des Voyages, ou nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre", nouvelle edition dont les figures & les cartes ont été gravées par & sous le direction de J. Vander Schley, elève distingué du célèbre Picart Le Romain. A La Haye, Chez Pierre de Hondt, avec Privilége de sa Majesté Impériale & de Nos Seignuers les Etats de Hollande & de West-Frise



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'Ancien Mexico'. Old colonial Mexico City & Lake Texcoco. SCHLEY 1758 print
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