View of Acapulco when Cortes explored it.
Aqueduct through a wooded area.
Also known as Alnus oblongifolia. The branch of an Arizona Alder tree, native to southwestern United…
Beschorneria bracteata has yellowish-red flowers. The leaves form a dense rosette. This plant is native…
Also known as Magnolia macrophylla. The branch of a Bigleaf Magnolia tree, native to the southeastern…
Also known as Salix bonplandiana. The branch of a Bonpland Willow, native to southern and southwest…
Also known as Juniperus pachyphlaea. Native to southwestern Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and Mexico.
Also known as Quercus dumosa. The branch of a Coastal Sage Scrub Oak tree, native to Mexico and California.
Hernan Cortes' Coat of Arms.
Armor of Hernan Cortes
(1485-1547) Famous Spanish conquistador who conquered Mexico for Spain.
Fernando Cortez, conqueror of Mexico
The President of Mexico from 1876 to 1911. His leadership was marked by significant internal stability,…
Also known as Quercus gambelii. The branch of a Gambel Oak tree, native to the central southwestern…
This is an illustration of General Pierce landing in Mexico.
"Kinkajou is a genus of carnivorous mammals. They have prehensile tails, with which they hang on to…
Antonio López de Santa Anna (February 21, 1794 – June 21, 1876), often known as Santa Anna,…
Macaws are small to large, often colorful New World parrots. Macaws are native to Mexico, Central America,…
The mammillaria sanguinea cactus has dark red flowers. The stem is short and columnar. This cactus is…
Mexican bowl with spirals and zigzags sketched in the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
Mexican duck jar sketched in the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
A coin of the Mexican empire.
A Mexican house, with an inner courtyard.
Mexican jar with spiral design sketched in the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
Mexican jar with serpent design sketched in the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
Tusayan jar (Mexico) sketched in the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
Also known as Morus celtidifolia. The branch of a Mexican Mulberry tree.
Also known as Sabal mexicana. The branch of a Mexican Palmetto tree.
Mexican stone pipe bowl sketched in the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
Mexican Terra-Cotta Head sketched in the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
Mexico under the conquerors of the Spanish conquistadors.
The American army in Mexico City.
Entry of the French into Mexico City
Also known as Populus mexicana. A branch of a Mexico Poplar tree.
Inhabitants of the Mexican coast.
"Dancing girls of Mexico." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888
"Casa de las Monjas at Uxmal." —D'Anvers, 1895
American soldiers fighting in Monterey, Mexico.
Also known as Roystonea regia. A species of palm native to southern Florida, Mexico, and parts of Central…
(1499-1590) A Franciscan missionary to the Aztec people.
A Spanish explorer who was a companion of Hernan Cortes.
Also known as Quercus breviloba. The branch of a Shallow-lobed Oak tree, native to the southern United…
A porcupine found in Mexico and much of South America.
Temple Mound in Mexico
"Tuberose (Polianthus) is a genus of plants of the natural order Liliaceæ. The plant is in high…
Companion of Cortes and General of the Canary Islands from 1666-1671.
Aerial view of Vera Cruz, Mexico in 1847 showing buildings and the mountainous horizon.
American troops bombarding the city of Vera Cruz during the Mexican-American war.
Also known as Juniperus flaccida. A large shrub or small tree native to central and northern Mexico,…
Potter designs a jar with the White House turned upside down and the United Mexico of America at the…
Also known as Salix taxifolia. The branch of a Yewleaf Willow, native to southern Mexico and the Pacific…
The branch of a Yucca faxoniana, a species of perennial shrub native to the southwest United States.
"Palace of Zayi." —D'Anvers, 1895