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[ca. 1547



Place of creation


1 map: hand col. ; 15.8.x 15.8cm on sheet 20 x 19.7 cm.

Scope and content

Temistitan (Plan of Mexico City) before its destruuction by Cortez.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #142
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired .

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Upper right corner "X".

On verso: page of text under heading: Libro which is the same text appearing in the 1547 atlas.

Relief shown pictorially.

Woodcut map.

Appears to be upper half of page cut from atlas with hand colour added.

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Related materials
For other copy see: Isolario di Benedetto Bordone: nel qualsi ragiona di tutte l'isole del monde con li lor nomi antichi & moderni, historie, fauole, & modi del loro viuere, & in quai parte del mare stanno, & in qual parallelo & clima giaciono. 1547. AMICUS NO 26306112

Citation / reference note
Philips, Philip Lee "A List of geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress", 1909, v.1, entries 162,163, 164, 165

Subject heading

Mexico City - Maps - Early works to 1800.