Codex Cardona: True map of the very Imperial City of Mexico

Published/Created:
ca. 1500-1600
Materials:
amate (wood pulp) paper
Notes:
The Codex describes aspects of the Nahua people to the founding of the capital of Tenochtitlán and events of the Spanish conquest through the 1550s. Includes two maps and 300 illustrations with text in 16th-century paleography. See: The Search for the Co
Topics:
Manuscripts, Mexican (LC)
Mexico
Mexico -- History -- Spanish colony, 1540-1810 (LC)
Mexico City (Mexico) -- History -- 16th century (LC)
Mexico City (Mexico) -- Maps, Manuscript -- Early works to 1800 (LC)
Culture:
Mesoamerican: Aztec
Mexican
Nahuatl
Accession Number:
3665-002
Genre:
codices (AAT)
illustrated manuscripts (AAT)
maps (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Books, Journals & Pamphlets
Maps, Atlases & Globes
Paintings & Drawings
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Source Note:
In Print: Arnold Bauer and the Codex Cardona, introduction by Kathleen Holder, UCDavis Magazine (University of California at Davis), v. 27, no. 2, winter 2010, pp. 14ff.
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Original Repository:
Present whereabouts unknown (2010)
Local Record Number:
Portfolio Item ID: 318787
OID:
586940
PID:
digcoll:1913166