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Past presented : archaeological illustration and the ancient Americas

Author: Joanne Pillsbury
Publisher: Washington, DC : Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 2012.
Series: Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian symposia and colloquia.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne Pillsbury
ISBN: 9780884023807 088402380X
OCLC Number: 751250023
Notes: "Volume based on papers presented at the symposium "Past Presented: A Symposium on the History of Archaeological Illustration", held at the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C., on October 9-10, 2009."

The Field Museum Library notes:
Volume based on papers presented at the symposium "Past Presented: A Symposium on the History of Archaeological Illustration", held at the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C., Oct. 9-10, 2009.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Marie Louise Rosenthal Book Fund 3552 (2012-Q4).
Acc no.: 256381.
Perspectives : representing the pre-Columbian past / Joanne Pillsbury -- European antiquarianism and the discovery of the New World / Alain Schnapp -- The first steps on a long journey : archaeological illustration in eighteenth-century New Spain / Leonardo López Luján -- The uncanny tombs in Martínez Compañón's Trujillo del Perú / Lisa Trever -- Beyond Stephens and Catherwood : ancient Mesoamerica as public entertainment in the early nineteenth century / Khristaan D. Villela -- Antonio Raimondi, archaeology, and national discourse : representations and meanings of the past in nineteenth-century Peru / Luis Felipe Villacorta Ostolaza -- Nineteenth-century photographs of archaeological collections from Mexico / Adam T. Sellen -- Drawing glyphs together / Byron Ellsworth Hamann -- "Unavoidable imperfections" : historical contexts for representing ruined Maya buildings / Scott R. Hutson -- "Wings over the Andes" : aerial photography and the dematerialization of archaeology circa 1931 / Jason Weems -- Printed pictures of Maya sculpture / Bryan R. Just -- Telling it slant : imaginative reconstructions of classic Maya life / Stephen D. Houston -- Realizing the illustration potential of digital models and images : beyond visualization / John W. Rick -- Beyond the naked eye : multidimensionality of sculpture in archaeological illustration / Barbara W. Fash.
Description: xix, 498 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Perspectives : representing the pre-Columbian past / Joanne Pillsbury --
European antiquarianism and the discovery of the New World / Alain Schnapp --
The first steps on a long journey : archaeological illustration in eighteenth-century New Spain / Leonardo López Luján --
The uncanny tombs in Martínez Compañón's Trujillo del Perú / Lisa Trever --
Beyond Stephens and Catherwood : ancient Mesoamerica as public entertainment in the early nineteenth century / Khristaan D. Villela --
Antonio Raimondi, archaeology, and national discourse : representations and meanings of the past in nineteenth-century Peru / Luis Felipe Villacorta Ostolaza --
Nineteenth-century photographs of archaeological collections from Mexico / Adam T. Sellen --
Drawing glyphs together / Byron Ellsworth Hamann --
"Unavoidable imperfections" : historical contexts for representing ruined Maya buildings / Scott R. Hutson --
"Wings over the Andes" : aerial photography and the dematerialization of archaeology circa 1931 / Jason Weems --
Printed pictures of Maya sculpture / Bryan R. Just --
Telling it slant : imaginative reconstructions of classic Maya life / Stephen D. Houston --
Realizing the illustration potential of digital models and images : beyond visualization / John W. Rick --
Beyond the naked eye : multidimensionality of sculpture in archaeological illustration / Barbara W. Fash.
Series Title: Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian symposia and colloquia.
Other Titles: Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian symposia and colloquia
Responsibility: Joanne Pillsbury, editor.
Local System Bib Number:
000125163
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