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viceroy

a governor of a colony, country, or province who acts for and rules in the name of his sovereign or government
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The exhibition traces the early period of contact between native and European artists and how the formation of new identities became the subject of some of the most intriguing works of art created in the viceroyalties.
This network of clientelism, patrimonialism, and interconnected corporate bodies disintegrated with the wars of independence and the breakdown of the Spanish viceroyalties of Mexico, Quito, and Lima into several independent states.
Though technically part of the imperial system and on the same administrative levels as other viceroyalties, the viceroyalty of New Spain, like that of Peru, was recognized as a colonial dependency.
Vidal came to London as a representative of the Creole gentry of New Canada, seeking British aid in a new rising which would liberate the Viceroyalties of New Granada and Peru.