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Set in the unexplored jungles of Central America in the mid-1800s, this true-life adventure story will enthrall the armchair archaeologist.
Recounted here for the first time is the adventurous life of Frederick Catherwood, the 19th-century English artist who discovered the lost Mayan cities in the jungles of Central America and the Yucatan plateau. In 1839 Catherwood and his American companion, John Lloyd Stephens, were the first Westerners to view the immense terraces, fabulous temples, and elaborate palaces that had been inexplicably abandoned ten centuries earlier. Superbly illustrated by Catherwood, Stephens' lively travel diaries recounting their extraordinary archaeological discoveries were published in 1841 and 1843.
Using these journals and his own extensive research, author Fabio Bourbon has pieced together Catherwood's fascinating biography, which until now has been shrouded in mystery. Illustrating this handsome large-format book are more than 200 engravings made from Catherwood's original drawings. Also reproduced is Catherwood's Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan rare color portfolio considered to be his best work. Catherwood's other adventures are also described his first trips to Europe and Egypt, his later expeditions to Central America, and finally his experiences in California. This intriguing book about an intrepid adventurer/artist will appeal to anyone interested in exploration, architecture, and archaeology.
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Mr. Catherwood in Merida
In 1844, Frederick Catherwood published "Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas & Yucatan" in London and New York. Three hundred copies were printed for sale, and in the more than 160 years since then, these images have continued to astonish and delight. For the first time in Mexico, a collection of these 25 magnificent lithographs are on view. Displayed in a restored Belle Epoque manse, the exhibition is faithful to the sensibilities of the mid-19th century aesthetics and sense of proportions and design.
En 1844, Frederick Catherwood publico "Vistas de monumentos antiguos en Centroamerica, Chiapas y Yucatan" en Londres y Nueva York. Venga a conocer las litografias que han conmovido el mundo entero desde ese entonces.
A Cultural Center/Un Centro Cultural
Casa Frederick Catherwood
La Tienda/The Shop
Mr. Catherwood's litographs/Las litografias del Sr. Catherwood
Permanent Exhibit/Exhibicion Permanente
Email us/Mandenos un correo
in the heart of Merida's historic center, Casa Frederick Catherwood is
dedicated to the visual arts of the Yucatan peninsula, the land of the
addition to housing a permanent exhibition of Frederick Catherwood's
lithographs in the upstairs galleries, Casa Frederick Catherwood also
has a terrace cafe, gift and book shop, and cultural exhibitions that
are open to the public and free of charge.
We are located on
Calle 59 #572, between Calles 72 and 74, just a few steps west of the
Church of Santiago, right on 59th Street. Our email is firstname.lastname@example.org
visite Mérida, le invitamos a conocer las litografías magníficas de
Frederick Catherwood nos ha dejado como patrimonio cultural de la
humanidad. Ubicados en el corazón del centro histórico, estamos en la
Calle 59, No. 572 x Calle 72, a unos pasos de la Iglesia de Santiago en
el Centro Histórico de la ciudad. Nuestro correo electronico es email@example.com