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Adela Breton
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Mary McVicker writes of Adela Breton, her independence from the strictures of Victorian life, her career as a pioneering artist-archaeologist, and the enduring significance of her work.

Table of Contents

  1. Front Cover
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. p. v
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  1. List of Illustrations
  2. p. vi
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  1. 1: The Bretons of Bath
  2. pp. 1-5
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  1. 2: Early Years
  2. pp. 7-11
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  1. 3: The Freedom of Travel
  2. pp. 13-17
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  1. 4: The Grand Tour of Mexico
  2. pp. 19-21
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  1. 5: Painting on the Grand Tour
  2. pp. 23-27
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  1. 6: Refining the Focus
  2. pp. 29-32
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  1. 7: Teopancaxco: The Art of Recording the Ruins [Includes Image Plates]
  2. pp. 33-44
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  1. 8: Pablo
  2. pp. 45-48
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  1. 9: Sorting Out
  2. pp. 49-52
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  1. 10: Chich
  2. pp. 53-59
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  1. 11: Life Begins at Fifty
  2. pp. 61-64
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  1. 12: The Extraordinary Undertaking: The Murals in the Upper Temple of the Jaguars
  2. pp. 65-69
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  1. 13: The Professionalization of Adela
  2. pp. 71-74
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  1. 14: Don Alfredo
  2. pp. 75-82
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  1. 15: The 1902 Congress of Americanists
  2. pp. 83-89
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  1. COLOR PLATES
  2. pp. 91-106
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  1. 16: Back to Work
  2. pp. 107-115
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  1. 17: Dredging the Cenote
  2. pp. 117-122
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  1. 18: The Passing of Pablo
  2. pp. 123-126
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  1. 19: Drawing and Dredging
  2. pp. 127-130
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  1. 20: Adela at Work
  2. pp. 131-135
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  1. 21: Acanceh: The Palace of the Stuccoes
  2. pp. 137-140
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  1. 22: Study Abroad
  2. pp. 141-146
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  1. 23: A Scholar Not a Painter
  2. pp. 147-150
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  1. 24: Organizing an International Meeting [Includes Image Plates]
  2. pp. 151-160
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  1. 25: The 1912 Congress of Americanists
  2. pp. 161-165
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  1. 26: Aftermath
  2. pp. 167-172
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  1. 27: The Manuscript “Collectors”
  2. pp. 173-182
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  1. 28: The Onset of the War
  2. pp. 183-189
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  1. 29: In Search of Health
  2. pp. 191-195
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  1. 30: Home Again
  2. pp. 197-200
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  1. 31: Last Travels
  2. pp. 201-204
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  1. Epilogue
  2. pp. 205-207
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. 208-209
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  1. Appendix A: Locations of Paintings and Drawings
  2. p. 210
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  1. Appendix B: Archival Materials
  2. p. 211
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 211-214
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 215-216
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 217-218
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  1. Back Cover
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