Diorama of a Slave Dance

Gerrit Schouten, 1830, NG-2005-24

The scene in the dance tent is a ‘du’, a role-play event with music and dancing, held once every year on the plantations. Both players and audience were slaves. The main character was the ‘Afrankeri’, the narrator, left. The man in the red suit on the right is playing the king. Europeans in Suriname…

On display in room 1.17

Kaart van Suriname

Alexander de Lavaux, 1737, NG-539

Plantation in Suriname

Dirk Valkenburg, 1707, painting, SK-A-4075

On display in room 1.5

Rivierlandschap met op de voorgrond…

Aert Schouman, 1720 - 1792, drawing, RP-T-1971-82

Gezicht op de plantage Cornelis…

anonymous, 1700 - 1800, drawing, RP-T-1959-120

Gezicht op de koffieplantage…

anonymous, c. 1700 - c. 1800, drawing, RP-T-1959-119

Rij huizen op de plantage…

Dirk Valkenburg, 1708, drawing, RP-T-1905-107

Gezicht op molen en kookhuis op een…

Dirk Valkenburg, 1708, drawing, RP-T-1905-103

Woonhuis en een schuur op de…

Dirk Valkenburg, 1708, drawing, RP-T-1905-108