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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.

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Image Name
Basket Chairs coming into Town
A Charming Corner
Azaleas, Quinta Ilheos
Rising Mist : Ribeiro do Inferno
Mules with Sacks of Wine : Monte Road
A Roadside Scene
Peasants in Usual Costume
Jackaranda Tree
Front Cover
A Shady Corner : Flower and Fruit Market
Levada de Joao Gomes : Dangerous Spot above a Precipice
Pride of Madeira and Daisies
Fishing Boats at Cama de Lobos Bay
Wild Blue Hydrangea
A Mountain Path : Ribeiro Frio
An Upland Lane : Santo da Serra
The Grande Curral
An Angel ready for the March
Mist on the Highlands
Country Musicians
Belladonna Amaryllis Growing Wild
Peasants Resting by the Wayside
The Desertas : Sail Rock
"Jardim da Serra"
Tree Ferns at the Palheiro
A Franciscan Friar Collecting Donations for His Convent
En route for the Goats
Inside of a Cottage
The Pig Market : A Discussion on porcine Merits
Funchal Beach : Country Market Boat
A Lady and Her Servant Going to Church
A Scene on the Road to Machico
Madeira from the Ocean
Wistaria, Santa Luzia
The Hansom Cab of Madeira
West Country Passenger Boat Sailing into Harbour
The Boot Market
Rural Occupations
Belladonna Amaryllis and Hydrangea
Peasants Embroidering
The Desertas : Landing Provisions
Oxen with their Leading Boy
A Wayside "Venda"
The Pride of the Family
Front Cover
Pine Trees at S. Antonio da Serra
Datura, Quinta Vigia
Funchal Jetty in a Storm
Homeward Bound
Hat Sellers in the Public Square
Costume Peculiar to some of the Western inhabitants of the Island
Azaleas in a Portuguese Garden
A Cottage Enclosure
Weigandia and Daisies
Easter Sunday at the English Church
Rural Toil
A Madeira Garden Party
A Running Carro : Monte Road
A Farmer and His Daughter Going to Town
Engineer's House : Faya de Nogueira
Fishermen's Wives and Children
A Fruit Shop : Funchal
The Desertas
A Drinking Fountain
Launching a Wine-laden Lighter
Title Page
Hauling up a Dinghy
Datura and Bougainvillea : Monte Road
Basket Work : Camacha
Pride of Madeira and Peach Blossom
Lay Sisters of the Order of the Lady of Mount Carmel
Bignonia Venusta
Madeira : From an Ancient French Map
Road Leading to Casino
The Scarlet Bougainvillea
A Group of Senecio
Basaltic Rocks on the Way to Pico Ruiro
A Corner of the Orchid House : Quinta Reid
Sunrise over the Desertas
An Officer and Private of the Garrison of Funchal
Roses, Santa Luzia
Horses Resting at Poiso Paso
A Carro Stand : Funchal
Manner of Cultivating the Ground
Surf on the Jetty
Peasants Grinding Maize
A Sledge with Pipe of Madeira Wine
A Typical Madeira Valley
Giant Heath Trees
On the Northern Coast
Fishing Village of Cama de Lobos
A Prior of the Order of St. Francis and a Lay Brother
A Water Carrier


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