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Suriname Market Scene

Illustrating the "Guyana" entry in a late 19th-century German encyclopedia, this beautifully rendered image features three bejeweled market women of Suriname (the former Dutch Guiana). One of the vendors is shown seated next to her basket of bananas and pineapples; another balances a tray of grains on her head.
Item Number: G2927
Place & Date: Germany / 1880s
Size: 3 1/8" x 4 1/2"
Condition: b&w; overall age toning
Price: $60