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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
A Picnic on the Hills
"Borachos," or Wine Skins
Title Page
Oxen with their Leading Boy
A Market Boat
Pine Trees at S. Antonio da Serra
A Chapel Doorway
Basket Work : Camacha
The Desertas
Copperage : Funchal
Beater and One of the Bag
Poinsettia on the Mount Road
Lay Sisters of the Order of the Lady of Mount Carmel
A Procession in the Central Town
A Fruit Shop : Funchal
Priests in Different Attire
Wistaria, Santa Luzia
The Washerwomen's Corner
A Typical Madeira Valley
A Funchal Boatman
Rural Toil
Usual Manner of Travelling in Hammocks
Surf on the Jetty
A Scene on the Road to Machico
Casino Ballroom
Funchal Beach : A Morning Toilette
Rabacal Levada : Entrance to the Tunnel
At the Top of Pico Arriero
The Levada at Rabagal
An Ox Carro : Funchal
Mist on the Highlands
Title Page
A Charming Corner
Manner of Bringing Wine to Town when Clear
Front Cover
Little Wood Gatherers
A Sledge with Pipe of Madeira Wine
A Franciscan Friar on a Journey
Cabo Girao
The Camp
Landing Firewood
A Lady and Her Servant Going to Church
Fishing Boats at Cama de Lobos Bay
The Casino Gardens
Cutting Sugar Cane
Madeira : From an Ancient French Map
Wood Cutters : The Dinner Hour
Madeira from the Ocean
Datura and Bougainvillea : Monte Road
The Pig Market : A Discussion on porcine Merits
Mules with Sacks of Wine : Monte Road
En route for the Goats
Fishermen's Wives and Children
Pride of Madeira and Daisies
Official Dress of the Members of the Camera or Senate on the Death of the King and Accession of His Successor
The Pride of the Family
The Desertas : Sail Rock
Levada de Joao Gomes : Dangerous Spot above a Precipice
Funchal Beach : Country Market Boat
Engineer's House : Faya de Nogueira
Aloes and Daisy Tree
Back Cover
Funchal : The Old Town Gate
R.M.S.P. "Avon" Saloon, showing portion of Dome
A Group of Senecio
Jackaranda Tree
The Desertas : The Pine Copse
A Bright Garden Corner
Festa Day at Camacha
Homeward Bound
Cypress Avenue, Quinta Stanford
A Running Carro : Monte Road
The Levada de Joao Gomes
Fishing Village of Cama de Lobos
Hat Sellers in the Public Square
A Farmer and His Daughter Going to Town
Hauling Sugar Cane
The Late King of Portugal playing tennis at the Palheiro
A Veteran Beater
Manner of Visiting Among the Ladies at Funchal
In the Matade Valley
Horses Resting at Poiso Paso
Belladonna Amaryllis Growing Wild
Road Leading to Casino
The New Palace Hotel
Inland Scenery : Torres Mountains
"Pride of Madeira"
A Madeira Garden Party
A Drinking Fountain
Pride of Madeira and Peach Blossom
Entrance to a Country Garden
Quinta do Til
Loo Rock, Funchal
View from Pico Arreiro
Bignonia Venusta


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