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Hispanic-American Antique old print by Berghaus 1845



Title: Hispano Amerikaner Aus Mexico.


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Hispanic-American Antique old print by Berghaus 1845

Title: Hispano Amerikaner Aus Mexico.

Print maker: Heinrich Berghaus (May 3, 1797 – February 17, 1884)
Berghaus was born at Kleve he was trained as a surveyor, and after volunteering for active service under General Tauentzien. He carried on a geographical school at Potsdam.
A German edition of Doctor Berghaus: The peoples of the earth according to their origin, relationships and … customs and dress. Old lithographic print.

After 1492, in the years after the great voyage of Christopher Columbus, brought the Spanish conquerors, priests and settlers, the Spanish culture in an area that stretches from south of the United States today to the southern tip of South America.
Spain sold Florida in 1821 and after the lost war against the United States (1846-1848) had Mexico to cede a territory comprising the present states of California, Nevada, Utah, most of Arizona and New Mexico and parts of Colorado and Wyoming.
The Mexicans in the annexed territories were to Hispanic-Americans, in short Hispanics.

Leaf app.: 16.5 x 25.5 cm. 6.5 x 10 inches.
Condition; Good overall condition.