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Album--Recuerdos de Lima. Tipos, trajes y costumbres

Illustrated by A. A. Bonnaffé (French (?), active 1845–1857), Lithograph(s) by Victor Jean Adam (French, 1801–1866), Lithograph(s) by Jules Didier (French, 1831–1892), Lithograph(s) by Jules Gaildrau (French, 1816–1898), Lithograph(s) by Bernard Romain Julien (French, 1802–1871), Lithograph(s) by Louis-Pierre René de Moraine (French, born in 1816), Lithograph(s) by Edmond Morin (French, 1824–1882), Printer Lemercier et Cie. (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Lima, Peru


Overall: 50.3 x 35.7 x 1.5 cm (19 13/16 x 14 1/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of eleven hand-colored lithographs

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Lima: A. A. Bonnaffé, 1857) Folio; 11 ff.; original publisher’s blind- and gilt-stamped green cloth (cream-colored phase box).

Illustrations of inhabitants of Lima.

Lima: A. A. Bonnaffé, 1857


Inscribed on front flyleaf: "Eleanor P. Knowles / April 25th 1858 / Lima"; unidentified collector's inscription dated Nov. 17, 1909; Marjorie L. Hamilton, by whom given to MFA, October 13, 1982. Donor's[?] note indicates that Eleanor Knowles's father was on a sailing vessel around Cape Horn ("She with him to Peru").

Credit Line

Gift of Majorie L. Hamilton