Library Of Congress
Library Of CongressPublic Domain ArchivePart of PICRYL.com. Not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress
  • searchSearch
  • photo_albumStories
  • collectionsCollections
  • infoAbout
  • star_rateUpgrade

Topic: mexico

1499
1499
slider-holder
2013
slider-holder
2013
7,505 media by topicpage 1 of 76
[San Juan de Ulúa /

[San Juan de Ulúa /

Ground plan of a projected fortress.

Philip II letter, 1578 Dec. 2.

Philip II letter, 1578 Dec. 2.

ALS, written in Madrid, to Pedro Moya de Contreras, Archbishop of Mexico. Philip II complains to the Archbishop of Mexico City about his practice of appointing monolingual priests to Indian benefices. Philip ha... more

Von den newen Inseln : der Statt Themistitan in den newen Inseln gelegen/figurierung.

Von den newen Inseln : der Statt Themistitan in den newen Inseln geleg...

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink: "From an unidentified German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmographia Universalis, 1597 or later. Bought f... more

[Map showing Gulf of Mexico including western portion of Caribbean area].

[Map showing Gulf of Mexico including western portion of Caribbean are...

Pen-and-ink. LC Nautical charts on vellum. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: No. 7. Order number annotated in pencil in lower margin: 367889/27. Available also through the Library of Congr... more

Mapa y tabla geografica de leguas comunes que hay de unos á otros lugares y ciudades principales de la America septentrional ...

Mapa y tabla geografica de leguas comunes que hay de unos á otros luga...

Shows North America. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. "Dedicada al exm̃o señor D. Agustín de Ahumada y Villalón, marqués de las Amarillas, ... virrey governador y captain general de esta Nueva Espana."... more

Havana. Vera Cruz.

Havana. Vera Cruz.

Scale ca. 1:75,000 and 1:200,000. Title on verso: Havana & Vera Cruz, 128. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Soundings shown in fathoms. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1807 LC Luso... more

[Map showing Caribbean area including West Indies and Gulf of Mexico.

[Map showing Caribbean area including West Indies and Gulf of Mexico.

Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1696 LC Nautical charts on vellum ; 33 Manuscript, pen-and-ink, green watercolor, and pencil, on vellum. A narrow elongation, 19 x 3 cm., extending fr... more

Descipción [sic] de la costa occidental del seno mexicano comprehendida desde la pta. de Antn. Lizo. hasta la pta. del N. del Ro. de Tampico, con todas las sondas qe. se han echo y reconocido de orden del Exmo. Sor. Virrey de Nueba España, Dn. Anto. Ulloa, Gefe de Esquada. /

Descipción [sic] de la costa occidental del seno mexicano comprehendid...

Shows the coast of most of Veracruz State. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Cádiz. Watermarks: IV, J. Kool, and Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Pen-and-ink and red ink. Sheet consists of 4 pieces pasted toget... more

Plano del Río de Guazacualcos cituado en la costa del S. del seno mexicano, Probincia de Guadalajara /

Plano del Río de Guazacualcos cituado en la costa del S. del seno mexi...

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Watermark: IV. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 572 Available also through the Libr... more

Descripción de la costa de Pta. de Mocambo hasta el Ro. Salado y de los bajos adjazente a ella con expresion de sus canales y sonda en brasas de dos varas castellanas.

Descripción de la costa de Pta. de Mocambo hasta el Ro. Salado y de lo...

Shows Antón Lizardo region. Depths shown by soundings. Watermarks: J. Kool; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Watermark dated as 1792. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing LC Luso-Hispanic World, 532 Available also... more

Plano ichnographico de la ciudad de Mexico que demuestra el reglamento general de sus calles asi para la comodidad y hermosura, como para la correccion y extirpacion de las maldades ge. hay en sus barrios, por la infinidad de sitios escondidos, callejones sin transito, ruinas y paderones que las ocasionan, a pesar del zelo de los justics. de orden del Exmo. Sr. Conde Revilla Gigedo por el Mtro. Mayor D. Ignacio Castera, año de 1794 /

Plano ichnographico de la ciudad de Mexico que demuestra el reglamento...

Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 594 Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

A map of New Spain, from 16⁰ to 38⁰ North latitude reduced from the large map /

A map of New Spain, from 16⁰ to 38⁰ North latitude reduced from the la...

Relief shown by hachures. Lower margin: "Published as the Act directs, Oct.r 25, 1810, by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Browne, Paternoster Row." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ra... more

Plano de la costa y sonda de Campeche /

Plano de la costa y sonda de Campeche /

Shows northern Yucatán Peninsula. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridians: Cádiz and Campeche. Watermark: J. Ruse 1800. Pen-and-ink and green and yellow watercolors. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispani... more

Sommet de la montagne des Organos d'Actopan / dessiné par Marchais d'après un croquis de M. de Humboldt ; gravé par Bouquet en 1813.

Sommet de la montagne des Organos d'Actopan / dessiné par Marchais d'a...

Illustration showing a monolithic rock formation atop a mountain, Los Organos, near the village of Actopan in Mexico.

Plano topografico de fuerte de los remedios vulgarmente Sn. Gregorio y de los terrenos que lo circundan, defendido pr. la gavilla del rebelde cura forres, situiado en 1o. de septiembre de 1817 pr. las tropas de la division de operaciones del baxio al mando del Sr. Gral. en Gefe Mariscal de Campo Dn. Pascual de Linan y ocupado pr. las mismas en la noche del primero de enero del año de 1818 : [Mexico] /

Plano topografico de fuerte de los remedios vulgarmente Sn. Gregorio y...

Location indeterminable. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text... more

J. M. Pavia to William Taylor, July, 1822. Accounts on the coinage of the mint of Mexico from 1802 to 1821.

J. M. Pavia to William Taylor, July, 1822. Accounts on the coinage of ...

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

Map of the territory of Florida, from its northern boundary to lat. 27⁰30ʹN, connected with the delta of the Mississippi : annexed to the report of the Board of Internal Improvement dated Febr. 19th, 1829, relating to the canal contemplated to connect the Atlantic with the Gulf of Mexico and describing the inland navigation parallel to the coast from the Mississippi to the Bay of Espiritu Santo and from St. Mary's Harbour to St. Augustine

Map of the territory of Florida, from its northern boundary to lat. 27...

Covers portions of southern states of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Bibliography. LC Trails 237 Available also through the Library of ... more

El gobernador del estado libre de Coahuila y Texas á sus habitantes ... Monclova 31 de agosto de 1834. Juan José Elguezabal. Juan Antonio Padilla secretario.

El gobernador del estado libre de Coahuila y Texas á sus habitantes .....

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as facsimile page images. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 176, Folder 5.

Poblanas / C. Nebel, del., E. Lassalle, Lith.

Poblanas / C. Nebel, del., E. Lassalle, Lith.

Print showing a man and three women from Puebla, Mexico relaxing and smoking in the door way of a building. The women wear brightly colored skirts.

Houston, Santa Anna, and Cos

Houston, Santa Anna, and Cos

An imaginative portrayal (with overt propaganda value) of an event in the Texas war of independence --the surrender of Mexican commander Santa Anna and his brother-in-law General Martin Perfecto de Cos, to Amer... more

Map of the United States of North America with parts of the adjacent countries /

Map of the United States of North America with parts of the adjacent c...

Map of the continental United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, roads, trails, canals, and railroads.

Cleansing the Augean stable

Cleansing the Augean stable

A pro-Whig satire, envisioning the cleansing of the "Augean Stable" of government corruption by presidential candidate Henry Clay and other Whigs. The title derives from one of the twelve mythical labors of Her... more

[Scene of ancient Mayan Indian monument in the Yucatan Penninsula of Mexico]

[Scene of ancient Mayan Indian monument in the Yucatan Penninsula of M...

Engraved plates from drawing by Frederick Catherwood. Illus. in: Views of Ancient Monuments, N.Y., 1844, plate 8. Reference copy may be in LOT 4410D. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Scene of ancient Mayan Indian monument in the Yucatan Penninsula of Mexico]

[Scene of ancient Mayan Indian monument in the Yucatan Penninsula of M...

Engraved plates from drawing by Frederick Catherwood. Illus. in: Views of Ancient Monuments, N.Y., 1844, plate 4. Reference copy may be in LOT 4410D. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Sketch of area of northeastern Mexico from Rio Grande to Parras].

[Sketch of area of northeastern Mexico from Rio Grande to Parras].

Shows southern state of Coahuila and northwestern state of Nuevo León. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 556 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site... more