Toussaint Louverture, Saint Domingue (St. Domingue, Haiti), 1800

Description

A separately published engraving, hand colored, showing Toussaint astride a horse, in full unform and wielding a sword. One of a number of images of the dominant figure of the celebrated slave revolt in St. Domingue; there are no known eye-witness portraits of him. See also other images of Toussaint on this website.

Source

Toussaint Louverture, Chef des Noirs, Insurg

Language

French

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

JCB_63-149

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--St. Domingue

Citation

"Toussaint Louverture, Saint Domingue (St. Domingue, Haiti), 1800", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 2, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1543
A separately published engraving, hand colored, showing Toussaint astride a horse, in full unform and wielding a sword. One of a number of images of the dominant figure of the celebrated slave revolt in St. Domingue; there are no known eye-witness portraits of him. See also other images of Toussaint on this website.
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