JCB Archive of Early American Images
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B601 H564h 1-SIZE vol. 7 (copy 1)
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[Juan de la Cuesta]
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Title page with four portrait medallions--Blasco Nuñez Vela; Cristóbal Vaca de Castro, governor of Peru; Pedro de Valdivia, governor of Chile; Hernando de Soto. Includes scenes of battle against fortified positions. Six vignettes show the battle between the forces of Chile and Vaca de Castro; the battle of Santiago de Chile; the battle of Quilacura in Chile; the battle at Mauvila, the fort and chief city of the Gulf Indians (present-day Mobile) who, led by their chief, Tuscaloosa (here Tlascaluza) were conquered by Hernando de Soto; and Hernando de Soto's retreat to Florida. Includes fortifications, cannons, horse, dogs, and ships.In the center is the Spanish royal coat of arms (of Castile and Leon).
Herrera y Tordesillas, Antonio de, d. 1625
Historia general de los hechos de los Castellano en las Islas y tierra firme del mar oceano ... Decada setima
Source place of publication:
Por Iuan de la Cuesta
The four men were involved in the wars in Peru, Chile, and southeastern North America during the middle of the sixteenth century.
Acquired in 1845.
Owner and copyright:
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
Artifacts, industry, and human activities
Peru--History-- Conquest, 1522-1548