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Maker(s):Castro, Casimiro
Culture:Mexican (1826-1889)
Title:National Palace of Mexico
Date Made:mid 19th century
Type:Print
Materials:lithograph with tan tint stone with white highlights
Place Made:Mexico; State of Mexico; Mexico City
Measurements:Sheet: 12 1/16 x 17 1/2 in; 30.6 x 44.4 cm; Plate: 10 3/4 x 14 1/2 in; 27.3 x 36.8 cm; Image: 9 x 13 1/8 in; 22.9 x 33.3 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1955.505
Credit Line:Gift of the children of Dwight W. Morrow (Class of 1895) and Elizabeth C. Morrow
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Description:
Imprinted above: México y Sus Alrededores (Mexico and Its Environs). Imprinted below: C. Castro del. y lit. Litog de Decaen Portal del Coliseo Viejo. Propiedad del Editor/ Palais National de Mexico/ Palacio Nacional de Mexico. National Palace of Mexico. A view of Palacio de las Virreyes or National Palace at right. Mexican flag over portal in center of building. Zocolo (public square) in front of building filled with people walking, standing, and on horseback or in carriages.

Tags:
architecture; cities; figures; landscapes; perspective

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