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Augustus Le Plongeon
The size and appearance of the statue, "half as large again as the natural size," is here distinctly pictured, together with Dr. Le Plongeon standing in the rear of his discovery. The head-dress, trappings and sandals are clearly defined.
Stephen Salisbury, Jr. "Dr. Le Plongeon in Yucatan", p.70-119 in Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society at the Semi-Annual Meeting, held in Boston, April 25, 1877, Volume 28, p.74. [This was also privately printed as a separate volume The Mayas, The Sources of their History: Dr. Le Plongeon in Yucatan (Worcester, 1877) - the full text is available in the public domain at: www.gutenberg.org/files/29723/29723-h/29723-h.htm]