Toussaint Louverture, Saint Domingue (Haiti), 1802


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Image Reference
JCB_04-83-1

Source
Cousin d’Avallon, Histoire de Toussaint-Louverture chef des noirs insurges de Saint-Domingue (Paris, 1802), frontspiece. (Copy in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University)

Comments
The author of this work was a French writer on historical subjects. This image of Toussaint, produced by the publisher, is one of the earliest; however, no eye-witness portraits of Toussaint are known to exist. See other images of Toussaint on this website.