This collection of maps belong to the funds produced due to the Spanish ultramarine territories management and administration action from the moment of the arrival Christopher Columbus to the Antilles until the emancipation of the different provinces, collection of documents that belong to the General Archive of Indies.
The celerity of the territory occupation expansive impulse, almost completed in mid 16th century was corresponded with a colonizing and foundational process parallel that took place as a result of the formation of a wide urban net of permanent settlements from north to south and east to west of the continent.
The three maps describe:
- Urban drawings of La Serena de Coquimbo (1743) - 23 x 40 cm
- Drawing of Concepcion de Chile (1752) - 41 x 59 cm
- Views of the Church and Convent of the Carmelitas de la Cañadillas de Santiago de Chile (1763) - 54 x 75 cm
We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "Landscapes and urbanism of the Colonial Chile": Paisajes y urbanismo del Chile Colonial facsimile edition, published by Testimonio Compañía Editorial, 2001