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Latin America Collection

Background imageLatin America Collection: NATL2A-00001

NATL2A-00001
Temple ceremony in an Aztec city. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Hand-colored woodcut

Hand-colored woodcut
Aztec tiger knight in a costume of cotton and a helmet made of wood, from a model in Spain. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Trephination evidence in an Inca skull

Trephination evidence in an Inca skull
Inca skull showing evidence of prehistoric trephining or brain surgery in Peru. Woodcut with a watercolor wash

Background imageLatin America Collection: Guano island off the coast of Peru, 1880s

Guano island off the coast of Peru, 1880s
Sailors visiting a guano bed off the coast of Peru, 1880. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Inca king Huayna Capac

Inca king Huayna Capac
Huayna Capac, Inca ruler in the early 1500s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a 16th century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: GLAT2A-00014

GLAT2A-00014
Street in Bogota, Columbia, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: PLAT2A-00014

PLAT2A-00014
Mexican General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: EXPL2A-00377

EXPL2A-00377
Chart of the West Indies sea depths and land elevations. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: GLAT2A-00023

GLAT2A-00023
Coat-of-arms of Mexico, an eagle on a cactus with a snake in its beak. Color lithograph, 19th century

Background imageLatin America Collection: NATL2A-00002

NATL2A-00002
Street in Aztec Tenochtitian (reconstruction). Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: GLAT2A-00018

GLAT2A-00018
Boat landing at the Chagres River, Panama, a seaport during the California Gold Rush. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: EVNT2A-00068

EVNT2A-00068
Battle of Buena Vista during the US-Mexican War, 1847. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Cuba becoming a market for US goods, 1903

Cuba becoming a market for US goods, 1903
Cuba addressing Uncle Sam, " I come to buy, not beg, sir, " 1903. Hand-colored woodcut of a W.A. Rogers cartoon

Background imageLatin America Collection: PPRE2A-00091

PPRE2A-00091
President Theodore Roosevelt refusing to pay Colombia millions for Panama Canal rights, 1903. Hand-colored 1903 W.A. Rogers cartoon

Background imageLatin America Collection: Ambrosio O Higgins, Viceroy of Peru

Ambrosio O Higgins, Viceroy of Peru
Don Ambrosio O Higgins, Spanish colonial administrator of Peru and of Chile. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a 18th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Pizarro capturing Inca stronghold in Peru, 1533

Pizarro capturing Inca stronghold in Peru, 1533
Pizarros assault on the Inca fortress of Sacsahuaman, Peru, 1533. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Inca dwelling replica at Ingapirca, Ecuador

Inca dwelling replica at Ingapirca, Ecuador
Reconstructed Inca dwelling amid the ruins at Ingapirca in the Andes Mountains, Ecuador. Digital photograph

Background imageLatin America Collection: EXPL2A-00112

EXPL2A-00112
Spanish priests destroying Aztec idols in Mexico. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Spanish attacked by Aztec warriors during La Noche Triste

Spanish attacked by Aztec warriors during La Noche Triste
La Noche Triste. when Aztec soldiers overwhelmed Cortess forces in Tenochtitlan. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century painting by O. Graeff

Background imageLatin America Collection: EXPL2A-00177

EXPL2A-00177
Inca city of Cusco, Peru, in 1556, after the Spanish conquest. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a 16th century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Weapon used by hunters of the Amazon

Weapon used by hunters of the Amazon
Brazilian native using zarabatana, or shooting-tube, a hunting weapon. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Pedro II leaving Brazil, 1889

Pedro II leaving Brazil, 1889
Exile of Brazilian Emperor Pedro II after abdication, 1889. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Incas battling Spanish conquistadors in Peru

Incas battling Spanish conquistadors in Peru
Manco Inca Yupanqui leads attack on the Spanish in Cusco, Peru, 1536. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Church in Mexico City founded by Cortes

Church in Mexico City founded by Cortes
Church and Hospital of Jesus, founded by Cortes in Mexico City, 1500s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: EXPL2A-00294

EXPL2A-00294
Tenochtitlan, capital city of Aztec Mexico, an Island connected by causeways to land, 1520s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an early Spanish colonial map

Background imageLatin America Collection: President Porfirio Diaz of Mexico

President Porfirio Diaz of Mexico
Mexican President Porfirio Diaz, with his signature. Halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background imageLatin America Collection: Roman Catholic church for natives in the hills of Mexico, 1800s

Roman Catholic church for natives in the hills of Mexico, 1800s
Native American woman approaching hut where Mass is celebrated near Pachuca, Mexico, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Monument to La Corregidora, Queretaro, Mexico

Monument to La Corregidora, Queretaro, Mexico
La Corregidora, Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez, who helped begin the Mexican Revolution. Digital photograph

Background imageLatin America Collection: Inca leader Atahualpa sentenced to execution, 1533

Inca leader Atahualpa sentenced to execution, 1533
Spanish conqueror Pizarro orders the Inca ruler Atahualpa to be led instantly to execution in Peru, 1533. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: EXPL2A-00336

EXPL2A-00336
Brazilian natives hunting with poison blow-guns, Amazon basin. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: GATL2A-00009

GATL2A-00009
Uncle Sam leading Cuba away from the Old World, saying, " That wicked man is going to gobble you up, my child, " 1901. Hand-colored woodcut of a 1901 illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Havana as a Spanish colonial seaport

Havana as a Spanish colonial seaport
Port of Havana, Cuba, in early Spanish colonial times. Hand-colored woodcut from Montanus

Background imageLatin America Collection: Downtown Havana in the 1850s

Downtown Havana in the 1850s
Imperial del Paseo in Spanish colonial Havana, Cuba, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: GATL2A-00037

GATL2A-00037
General Juan Rius Rivera, insurgent leader in the Pinar del Rio, Cuba, 1896. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century photograph

Background imageLatin America Collection: Mexico City, 1800s

Mexico City, 1800s
Central plaza of Mexico City in the mid-1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: GLAT2A-00002

GLAT2A-00002
Mexican soldiers fighting on the house-tops of Mexico City, mid-1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: GLAT2A-00004

GLAT2A-00004
Palace of Mexico, Mexico City, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Bola used for hunting in Argentina

Bola used for hunting in Argentina
Argentine natives using the bola to hunt guanacos, a type of llama. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Travel on the pampas of Argentina, 1800s

Travel on the pampas of Argentina, 1800s
Prairie schooner pulled by oxen on the pampas of Argentina, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Arriving at Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1800s

Arriving at Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1800s
Passengers disembarking from steamships in Buenos Aires harbor, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Rio de Janeiro in the 1800s

Rio de Janeiro in the 1800s
Harbor of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Gaucho playing his guitar, Argentina

Gaucho playing his guitar, Argentina
Argentinian " gaucho cantor, " or cowboy guitar-player of the pampas, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a 19th-century photograph

Background imageLatin America Collection: Map of Argentina in the 1800s

Map of Argentina in the 1800s
Map of Agentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay in the 1870s. Color lithograph reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Amazon rain forest

Amazon rain forest
Rain forest in the upper Amazon basin. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: Chichimeca native, statue in Queretaro, Mexico

Chichimeca native, statue in Queretaro, Mexico
Statue of a native Chichimeca dancer near the Plaza de la Independencia, Queretaro, Mexico. Digital photograph

Background imageLatin America Collection: Spring equinox at the Toltec ruins of Tula, Mexico

Spring equinox at the Toltec ruins of Tula, Mexico
Mexican natives celebrating spring equinox at the Toltec ruins of Tula. Digital photograph

Background imageLatin America Collection: Coffee plantation in Brazil

Coffee plantation in Brazil
Coffee plantation in southern Brazil, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLatin America Collection: EXPL2A-00173

EXPL2A-00173
Spanish conquistador on a horse with foal - the origin of the horse in colonial America. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Frederic Remington illustration



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