MS 7462 Drawings of frescoes at Chichen Itza

Collection ID:
Breton, Adela, 1849-1923
1902; 1917
Physical Description:
3 Sheets

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Includes (1) border and lower part of central scene, North Building, Chamber c; (2) part of painting in vault of large chamber, Casa de las Monjas (2 copies); and (3) lower part of the roof, south end of inner chamber, Temple A Ball Court. Accompanied by reprints of two articles by Breton about the paintings at Chichen Itza and a note by William Henry Holmes.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7462

Local Note
Local Note
Watercolor drawings

Using the Collection
Manuscript 7462, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
The date of acquisition of the copy of the painting, Temple A Ball Court, was March 3, 1915. The copy of the fresco in the chamber of the North Building was acquired in March, 1917. The two copies of the fresco in the Casa de las Monjas were acquired by the United States National Museum in June 1916.
Custodial History
Previously titled "Copies of frescoes at Chichen Itza."

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