Revenge Against French Soldiers, Saint Domingue (Haiti), 1805


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This record was last updated on 27 Dec 2012

Image Reference
NW0223

Source
Marcus Rainsford, An Historical Account of the Black Empire of Hayti (London, 1805), facing p. 337.

Comments
Caption, "revenge taken by the black army for the cruelties practised on them by the French"; shows a number of French soldiers being hung from gallows by black soldiers. The author was a British military officer who visited Haiti; some of the engravings in his book may have been based on his sketches.