A gauche une marchande de kabbeljaauw ou morue; à droite, une verdurière; au milieu, une jeune créole laitière, dans le fond, une revendeuse

Description

"On the Left a Cod or Salted Cod Merchant; On the Right, a Vegetable Merchant; in the Center, a Young Creole Milkmaid, in the Back, a Retailer" (caption translation). This image depicts various women identified in the image title dressed in different clothing styles. Pierre Jacques Benoit (1782-1854) was a Belgian artist, who visited the Dutch colony of Suriname on his own initiative for several months in 1831. He stayed in Paramaribo, but visited plantations, maroon communities and indigenous villages inland.

Source

"Figure 22" in Pierre Jacques Benoit, Voyage à Surinam; description des possessions néerlandaises dans la Guyane (Bruxelles: Société des Beaux-Arts de Wasme et Laurent, 1839).

Creator

Benoit, Pierre Jacques

Date Created

1831

Language

French

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

BEN10c

Spatial Coverage

South America--Suriname--Paramaribo

Citation

"A gauche une marchande de kabbeljaauw ou morue; à droite, une verdurière; au milieu, une jeune créole laitière, dans le fond, une revendeuse", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed February 27, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/2350
"On the Left a Cod or Salted Cod Merchant; On the Right, a Vegetable Merchant; in the Center, a Young Creole Milkmaid, in the Back, a Retailer" (caption translation). This image depicts various women identified in the image title dressed in different clothing styles. Pierre Jacques Benoit (1782-1854) was a Belgian artist, who visited the Dutch colony of Suriname on his own initiative for several months in 1831. He stayed in Paramaribo, but visited plantations, maroon communities and indigenous villages inland.
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