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Madeira, the chief of a group of small volcanic islands with precipitous coasts, in the Atlantic, 400 m. off Morocco; has peaks 6000 ft. high and deep picturesque ravines; the island is a favourite resort for consumptives; the climate is very mild and equable, the rainfall moderate, and the soil fertile; crops of cereals and potatoes are raised; oranges, lemons, grapes, figs, and bananas abound; Madeira wine is famous, and the chief export; Funchal (21) is the capital, with an exposed harbour and some good buildings; the islands form a province of Portugal.

Available Books


Image Name
Funchal : The Old Town Gate
A Typical Madeira Valley
Girl with a Water Pote at the Side of a Levada
An Ox Carro : Funchal
Basket Work : Camacha
Front Cover
Datura, Quinta Vigia
The Pride of the Family
Hauling Sugar Cane
Basket Chairs coming into Town
Roses, Santa Luzia
Datura and Bougainvillea : Monte Road
Homeward Bound
Entrance to a Country Garden
Poinsettia on the Mount Road
Funchal Jetty in a Storm
Wine Shipper's Yard : Funchal
Belladonna Amaryllis and Hydrangea
R.M.S.P. "Avon" 1st Class Dining Saloon
Manner of Visiting Among the Ladies at Funchal
Surf on the Jetty
The Scarlet Bougainvillea
A Sledge with Pipe of Madeira Wine
Azaleas in a Portuguese Garden
Pride of Madeira and Peach Blossom
Cutting Sugar Cane
View from Pico Arreiro
Country Musicians
Virgin Forest in the Interior
An Accident Upon the Road
Jackaranda Tree
Palm Tree and Wistaria : Quina da Levada
A Farmer and His Daughter Going to Town
Costume Peculiar to some of the Western inhabitants of the Island
Funchal Beach : A Morning Toilette
The Fish Market : Cutting up Tunny
Title Page
Peasants Grinding Maize
A Funchal Boatman
The Desertas
A Corner at the Casino Gardens
Fishing Village of Cama de Lobos
Back Cover
Title Page
The Casino Gardens
Quinta do Til
The Hansom Cab of Madeira
Back Cover
Bignonia Venusta
West View of Loo Fort
Pine Trees at S. Antonio da Serra
A Bread Seller : Funchal Market
A Scene on the Road to Machico
Azaleas, Quinta Ilheos
In the Matade Valley
The Fish Market : A Busy Corner
The Levada de Joao Gomes
Loo Rock, Funchal
A Franciscan Friar Collecting Donations for His Convent
Rural Toil
After Goats in the Desertas
A Lady and Her Servant Going to Church
Pride of Madeira and Daisies
A Picnic on the Hills
Cabo Girao
Usual Manner of Travelling in Hammocks
En route for the Goats
On the Northern Coast
"Jardim da Serra"
Official Dress of the Members of the Camera or Senate on the Death of the King and Accession of His Successor
Levada de Joao Gomes : Dangerous Spot above a Precipice
The Desertas : Landing Provisions
The Late King of Portugal playing tennis at the Palheiro
Peasants in Usual Costume
Wistaria, Quinta da Levada
Procession Approaching the Cathedral
Flower Girl
The Levada at Rabagal
Back Cover
A Procession in the Central Town
West Country Passenger Boat Sailing into Harbour
Manner of Bringing Wine to Town when Clear
Front Cover
A Prior of the Order of St. Francis and a Lay Brother
Members of the Senate
Pico Grande
A Shady Corner : Flower and Fruit Market
Horses Resting at Poiso Paso
A Running Carro : Monte Road
Early Morning : Funchal Bay
The Grande Curral
Front Cover
Funchal Beach : Country Market Boat
Hat Sellers in the Public Square


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