Toussaint Louverture, Saint Domingue (St. Domingue, Haiti), 1806

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This record was last updated on 14 Jul 2010

Image Reference

Jean-Louis Dubroca, Vida de J. J. Dessalines, gefe de los Negros de Santo Domingo (Mexico, 1806; first published, Paris 1802), following p. 8. (Copy in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University)

Caption, "Louverture Capitan de Guardias de Biasou y despues General en Gefe de la Ysla de S[an] to Domino, fue arrestado y lleva do a francia" (Louverture Captain of the Guards of [Georges] Biasou and later General-in-Chief of the island of Saint Dominque, was arrested and taken to France). No eye-witness portraits of Toussaint are known to exist. See other images of Toussaint on this website.