Dance, Saint Domingue, late 18th cent.

Description

Engraving by Ponce for Moreau de Saint Mery, Loix et Constitution des Colonies Francais (Paris, 1784, 1790). Caption, danse de Negres; shows costumed men and women dancing, drummer and other instrumentalists. Compare this with image NW0156 this website.) For biographical details on Brunias, see image NW0016.

Source

Nicolas Ponce, Recueil des vues des lieux principaux de la colonie Francaise de Saint-Domingue (Paris, 1791), fig. 26; from a painting by Agostino Brunias. (Copy in the John Carter Brown Library)

Creator

Brunias, Agostino

Language

French

Rights

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

Identifier

NW0251-a

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--St. Domingue

Citation

"Dance, Saint Domingue, late 18th cent.", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 5, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/987
Engraving by Ponce for Moreau de Saint Mery, Loix et Constitution des Colonies Francais (Paris, 1784, 1790). Caption, danse de Negres; shows costumed men and women dancing, drummer and other instrumentalists. Compare this with image NW0156 this website.) For biographical details on Brunias, see image NW0016.
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