Free Woman of Color, Martinique, 1826

Description

Caption, Une Mulatresse, the woman is depicted lounging on a divan wearing a long dress, blouse, and head-tie.

Source

Alcide Dessalines d'Orbigny, Voyage pittoresque dans les deux Amèriques...(Paris, 1836), facing p. 19, fig. 2. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Language

French

Rights

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

Identifier

NW0310

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--Martinique

Citation

"Free Woman of Color, Martinique, 1826", 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/485
Caption, Une Mulatresse, the woman is depicted lounging on a divan wearing a long dress, blouse, and head-tie.
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