Image of Cocoa

Title

Image of Cocoa

Subject

Native Americans making drink with Cocoa beans

Description

Five Native Americans are brewing a chocolate drink with cocoa beans and cooking instruments.

Creator

John Ogilby, 17th century Scottish cartographer

Source

John Ogilby's America : being the latest, and most accurate description of the New World : containing the original of the inhabitants, and the remarkable voyages thither : the conquest of the vast empires of Mexico and Peru, and other large provinces and territories, with the several European plantations in those parts : also their cities, fortresses, towns, temples, mountains, and rivers : their habits, customs, manners, and religions : their plants, beasts, birds, and serpents : with an appendix containing, besides several other considerable additions, a brief survey of what hath been discover'd of the unknown south-land and the Arctick region

Publisher

London, 1671

Date

1671

Contributor

Metropolitan New York Library Counci, digitizing sponsor

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

Jose De Acosta's "Natural and Moral History of the Indies"

Format

Image within a text

Language

English

Type

Book

Identifier

Ethnographical history of the Indies, describing its peoples, customs, habits etc.

Coverage

Insight into the use of cocoa beans and the way it was used for chocolate drink

Files

Ogilby, John-America_being_an_accurate_description.cocoa.pdf
Ogilby, John-America_being_an_accurate_description.jpg (close up).jpg

Citation

John Ogilby, 17th century Scottish cartographer, “Image of Cocoa,” Food origins, accessed April 14, 2024, https://tenochtitlan.omeka.net/items/show/27.