New Mexico's Palace of the Governors: Highlights from the Collections: Highlights from the Collections innbundetEngelsk, 2019


A national historic landmark, the Palace of the Governors has stood on the Santa Fe Plaza since the early 17th century. It is located on the remains of the ancient Native American settlement Oga Poegeh, the ancestral home of Tesuque Pueblo, at the terminus of El Camino Real (the Royal Road) that connected Mexico City with Spain's northernmost colony in the New World. This book is the first to offer a glimpse of the Palace of the Governors vast collections of Spanish Colonial, Mexican, Territorial, and Twentieth and Twenty-First Century materials--including historic artifacts, photography, rare maps and books, a printing press, firearms, and other objects that tell the complex history of New Mexico.