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In this fascinating biography the first ever published about Alfred Maudslay 1850 1931 Ian Graham describes this extraordinary Englishman and his pioneering investigations of the ancient Maya ruinsMaudslay the grandson of a famous English inventor and engineer spent his formative adult years in the South Seas as a junior official in Great Britain’s Colonial Office Despite his exotic experiences he did not find his true vocation until the age of thirty one when he arrived in GuatemalaMaudslay played a crucial role in exploring and documenting the monuments and architecture of the ancient Maya ruins at Palengue Copán Chichén Itzá and other sites previously unknown His photographs and plaster casts have proven to be invaluable in the deciphering of Maya hieroglyphics Personal resources allowed him to undertake fieldwork at a time when no institution provided such support He made plaster casts of large stone monuments accurate maps of sites and painstaking recordings of inscriptions His Biologia Centrali Americana a multivolume compendium of photographs drawings plans and text published almost a century ago remains an essential foundation for Maya studies Perhaps Maudslay’s greatest legacy is magnificent collection of glass negative photographs many of which are reproduced in this book.

alfred kindle maudslay pdf maya download biography ebok Alfred Maudslay ebok and the pdf and the Maya A mobile Maudslay and the kindle Maudslay and the Maya A epub Alfred Maudslay and the Maya A Biography eBookIn this fascinating biography the first ever published about Alfred Maudslay 1850 1931 Ian Graham describes this extraordinary Englishman and his pioneering investigations of the ancient Maya ruinsMaudslay the grandson of a famous English inventor and engineer spent his formative adult years in the South Seas as a junior official in Great Britain’s Colonial Office Despite his exotic experiences he did not find his true vocation until the age of thirty one when he arrived in GuatemalaMaudslay played a crucial role in exploring and documenting the monuments and architecture of the ancient Maya ruins at Palengue Copán Chichén Itzá and other sites previously unknown His photographs and plaster casts have proven to be invaluable in the deciphering of Maya hieroglyphics Personal resources allowed him to undertake fieldwork at a time when no institution provided such support He made plaster casts of large stone monuments accurate maps of sites and painstaking recordings of inscriptions His Biologia Centrali Americana a multivolume compendium of photographs drawings plans and text published almost a century ago remains an essential foundation for Maya studies Perhaps Maudslay’s greatest legacy is magnificent collection of glass negative photographs many of which are reproduced in this book.

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