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Auction 98, Lot 224

"Nova Mexico", Montanus/Ogilby

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1671 (circa)


Color: Black & White

21 x 11 inches
53.3 x 27.9 cm
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Superb bird's-eye view of Mexico City in the 17th century. The city is significantly changed from the previous lot and is now a thriving metropolis showing the influence of Spanish colonialism. The roads leading to the city are filled with people in various endeavors.


Condition: B

A little light foxing. Tissue repairs of folds in bottom margin.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $210

Closed on 3/6/2002