John Lloyd Stephens


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(1805–52) [Bi]

New York lawyer who became a traveller and amateur archaeologist, visiting and documenting abandoned Maya centres in the mid 19th century. His books became bestsellers and, together with drawings by Frederick Catherwood, aroused popular interest in what was at the time an unknown civilization.


Pulman's Monthly Magazine of American History, Science and Art, 1 (1853), 64–8

Subjects: World History.

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