Rice Granary, Madagascar, 1850s

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Image Reference

William Ellis, Three visits to Madagascar during the years 1853-1854-1856 (New York, 1859), p. 314. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

The author does not appear to describe this granary in his text; shows people storing rice and threshing it. Rice one of the staples of Madagascar at the time.