Plantation Settlement, Surinam, ca. 1860

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Source
G.W.C. Voorduin, Gezigten uit Neerland's West-Indien… (Amsterdam, 1860-1862), plate 8. (Copy in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University)

Comments
A plantation village not long before the Dutch abolished slavery in 1863. Shows thatched roof houses, men and women (some carrying infants), and children playing.