Book/Printed Material Columbus Manuscript. Manuscrito colombino

About this Item

Title

  • Columbus Manuscript.

Other Title

  • Manuscrito colombino

Summary

  • In this manuscript, enscribed Cadiz, Spain, November 20, 1493, Christopher Columbus describes the new lands he has discovered, which he calls the East Indies. The manuscript is written on linen paper and bears a watermark. In 1978, the eminent historian Edmundo O'Gorman authenticated the document and backed its acquisition by CONDUMEX.

Names

  • Columbus, Christopher Author.

Created / Published

  • [place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1493-11-20.

Headings

  • -  Spain--Andalucía--Cádiz
  • -  Mexico
  • -  1493
  • -  Columbus, Christopher
  • -  Exploration and encounters
  • -  Mesoamerica

Notes

  • -  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
  • -  Original resource extent: 30 x 20 centimeters on linen.
  • -  Original resource at: Center for the Study of the History of Mexico CARSO.
  • -  Content in Spanish.
  • -  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.

Medium

  • 1 online resource.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021667587

Online Format

  • compressed data
  • image

Additional Metadata Formats

IIIF Presentation Manifest

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Chicago citation style:

Columbus, Christopher Author. Columbus Manuscript. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, -11-20, 1493] Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021667587/.

APA citation style:

Columbus, C. A. (1493) Columbus Manuscript. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, -11-20] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021667587/.

MLA citation style:

Columbus, Christopher Author. Columbus Manuscript. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, -11-20, 1493] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021667587/>.