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1662: Audience de Mexico

Cartography:
Nicolas d'Abbeville Sanson
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1812: Mexique

Cartography:
J. B. Tardieu

Printed by French cartographer J. B. Tardieu in 1812, just two years after independence was declared from Spain, this map … See more Mexique

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1817: Mexico

Cartography:
Aaron Arrowsmith

In 1785, the Spanish crown¬†divided New Spain (Mexico) into administrative districts known as “Intendencias.” Texas, which had been part of … See more Mexico

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1822: United States of America

Cartography:
John Melish

This is the first map in the collection at the Museum of the Big Bend to show Texas as a … See more United States of America

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1827: Mexico

Cartography:
Neely & Sons

Map of Mexico, printed in England in 1827. The region of Texas between the Red River and the Pecos (Puerco) … See more Mexico

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1828: Mexico

Cartography:
Sidney Hall

Map of Mexico, published in London as an independent wall map and not part of an atlas, indicating European interest … See more Mexico

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1829: Mexico and Guatimala

Cartography:
Thomas Tegg

This 1829 map, by London-based printer Thomas Tegg, shows a diamond-shaped Texas as its own state in Mexico, but as … See more Mexico and Guatimala