Group of Madagasy people pose for the photograph, some of them standing and some kneeling in front. The women and children are wearing sarongs knotted under their arms. One woman has a baby wrapped in a sarong around her waist. The men are wearing cloths tied around their waist, some cloths are decorated with horizontal stripes. There is a dog in the photograph. They are standing in front of a wooden hut with a thatched roof. In the background there is dense vegetation. Caption on page reads: Madagascar 1904.