El panorama acuático de la ciudad de México de principios del siglo XX: El Plano en prespectiva de la ciudad y el valle de México, 1906, de Henry Wellge

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Widdifield, Stacie G.; Banister, Jeffrey M.;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas
  • Subject: valle de México | Porfirian Mexico | cromolitografía | chromolithographic prints | panoramas urbanos | geografía hidráulica | Valley of Mexico | Mexico City | ciudad de México | porfirismo | hydraulic geographies | panoramic city views

We examine Henry Wellge's 1906 chromolithograph, Perspective Plan of the City and Valley of Mexico, D.F., a panoramic view that organizes the capital and its lacustrine environs through close up and distant perspectives. The Plan depicts a landscape integrated by canals... View more
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    2. Henry Wellge, Perspective Plan of the City and Valley of Mexico, D.F., 1906, chromolithograph

    with overprinting, 49 x 105 cm. Courtesy of Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps,

    www.RareMaps.com 14. Patricia Romero Lankao, "Water in Mexico City: W h a t W i l l Climate Change Bring

    no. 22 (2010): 163. 15. Drawing from different sources, Lear estimates Mexico City's 1900 population to be

    369,000, and 471,000 i n 1910. Mexico's overall population was 13,606,000 and 15,160,000,

    respectively (464). 16. Archivo Histórico del Distrito Federal (hereafter, A H D F ) , ramo: Aguas, vol. 56, exp. 58,

    " L a cuestión de aguas para la capital," El País, November 8, 1901, 3 y 4. See also, "Acuerdo

    4. H e n r y Wellge, Perspective Plan of the City and Valley of Mexico, D.F., 1906. Detail

    chromolithograph. Courtesy of University of the Arizona Libraries, Special Collections. 27. José Luis Bribiesca, El agua potable en la República mexicana (unpublished manuscript,

    i960), 14. 28. See, for example, Memoria y encuentros: La ciudad de México y el Distrito Federal (1824¬

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