Street Scene, St. Pierre, Martinique, 1826
Caption, Une Rue de la Martinique (A Street in Martinique), shows a quarter in St. Pierre largely inhabited by female Negro and Mulatto (Negresses et Mulatresses) shopkeepers (p. 24). The woman in the foreground carries goods on her head; open door of a shop showing some of goods for sale, and on the doorstep pottery vessels, including a coal-pot used for cooking.
Alcide Dessalines d'Orbigny, Voyage pittoresque dans les deux Amèriques...(Paris, 1836), facing p. 14, fig. 3. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)
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