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Incidents of Travel in Yucatan [2]

Incidents of Travel in Yucatan

Page 148: Frederick Catherwood, delineator, and S. H. Gimber, lithographer, "Bolonchen, Cueva or Well."

John Lloyd Stephens (1805–1852)
Frederick Catherwood (1799–1854), illustrator
Incidents of Travel in Yucatan
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1843
Volume 2

Stephens’s books were filled with the kind of engaging description of local customs and unusual places that characterizes the best travel writing. In addition to the now famous ruins at Uxmal, Stephens described the extraordinary underground water source at Bolonchén, which Catherwood depicted in an unforgettable image.

Presented by George E. and Melinda Y. Stuart
Rare Book Collection Stuart F1376 .S83 v. 2