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Pl. IX.  [Funeral in Suriname, South America.]
Pl. IX. [Funeral in Suriname, South America.]
P.J. Benoit del. Madou lith.
[Brussels, Belgium, 1839.]
Lithograph on india laid paper (two images), sheet 350 x 255mm. 13¾ x 10".
Funeral procession for a European, presumably a plantation owner, at a cemetary in Paramaribo, the capital and largest city of Suriname, a former Dutch colony in South America. The compositons feature black slaves as mourners, holding parasols and carrying the coffin, also a skull in the ground in lower image. After Pierre Jacques Benoit (1782 - 1854), from his 'Voyage a` Surinam. Description des possessions ne´erlandaises dans la Guyane ... Cent dessins pris sur nature par l’auteur, lithographie´s par Madou et Lauters.'
BNF: FRBNF38495521. BL: 000275495.
[Ref: 17996]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Pl. XI.  [Scenes of everyday life in Suriname, South America.]
Pl. XI. [Scenes of everyday life in Suriname, South America.]
P.J. Benoit del. Madou lith.
[Brussels, Belgium, 1839.]
Lithograph on india laid paper (three images), sheet 345 x 260mm. 13½ x 10¼".
The upper vignette showing three black women dressed up for a special religious celebration, looking towards a church in the background. Also donkey and cart, and below women with children carrying commodities on their heads. After Pierre Jacques Benoit (1782 - 1854), from his 'Voyage a` Surinam. Description des possessions ne´erlandaises dans la Guyane ... Cent dessins pris sur nature par l’auteur, lithographie´s par Madou et Lauters.'
BNF: FRBNF38495521. BL: 000275495.
[Ref: 18000]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Pl. XIII.  [Scenes of everyday life in Suriname, South America.]
Pl. XIII. [Scenes of everyday life in Suriname, South America.]
P.J. Benoit del. Madou lith.
[Brussels, Belgium, 1839.]
Lithograph on india laid paper (two images), sheet 350 x 255mm. 13¾ x 10".
A women carrying her child to a baptism, and thre women in different costumes below. After Pierre Jacques Benoit (1782 - 1854), from his 'Voyage a` Surinam. Description des possessions ne´erlandaises dans la Guyane ... Cent dessins pris sur nature par l’auteur, lithographie´s par Madou et Lauters.'
BNF: FRBNF38495521. BL: 000275495.
[Ref: 18001]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Pl. XVIII.  [Scenes of everyday life in Suriname, South America.]
Pl. XVIII. [Scenes of everyday life in Suriname, South America.]
P.J. Benoit del. Madou lith.
[Brussels, Belgium, 1839.]
Lithograph on india laid paper (two images), sheet 350 x 260mm. 13¾ x 10¼".
A female snake-charmer or fortune-teller at a consultation in an interior; below Europeans and black Africans in a bar, a game of billiards in progress. After Pierre Jacques Benoit (1782 - 1854), from his 'Voyage a` Surinam. Description des possessions ne´erlandaises dans la Guyane ... Cent dessins pris sur nature par l’auteur, lithographie´s par Madou et Lauters.'
BNF: FRBNF38495521. BL: 000275495.
[Ref: 18002]   £220.00  
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Pl. XIX.  [A festival in Suriname, South America.]
Pl. XIX. [A festival in Suriname, South America.]
P.J. Benoit del. Madou lith.
[Brussels, Belgium, 1839.]
Lithograph on india laid paper, sheet 255 x 340mm. 10 x 13½".
The text describes a dance at the Dou, a special celebration for the slaves, usually occurring on New Year's Day. After Pierre Jacques Benoit (1782 - 1854), from his 'Voyage a` Surinam. Description des possessions ne´erlandaises dans la Guyane ... Cent dessins pris sur nature par l’auteur, lithographie´s par Madou et Lauters.'
BNF: FRBNF38495521. BL: 000275495.
[Ref: 18003]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Pl. XLVIII.  [Scenes of everyday life in Suriname, South America.]
Pl. XLVIII. [Scenes of everyday life in Suriname, South America.]
P.J. Benoit del. Madou lith.
[Brussels, Belgium, 1839.]
Lithograph on india laid paper (two images), sheet 350 x 245mm. 13¾ x 9¾". Margins tatty and chipped, affecting edge of india in places.
A canoeist on a hunting expedition, with dog, monkey and provisions aboard; below a woman dressed-up in elaborate costume. After Pierre Jacques Benoit (1782 - 1854), from his 'Voyage a` Surinam. Description des possessions ne´erlandaises dans la Guyane ... Cent dessins pris sur nature par l’auteur, lithographie´s par Madou et Lauters.'
BNF: FRBNF38495521. BL: 000275495.
[Ref: 18007]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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