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Description: Ancient West Mexico: Art and Archaeology of the Unknown Past
When the British artist Adela Breton arrived in the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco, in May 1895, her interest in antiquities was aroused by descriptions of ancient ruins and artifacts in the surrounding region (see fig. 2). An adventurous and experienced traveler, she soon made arrangements to explore this area and boarded a local train heading westward into a country of broad, open basins and dun-colored mountains. The railway ran past the shallow lake of the Teuchitlán vega, glittering …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Related print edition pages: pp.15-33

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