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.)
Medium or Technique
Bound set of eleven hand-colored lithographs
Not On View
(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").
Gift of Majorie L. Hamilton