Toussaint L'Ouverture, Haiti (Saint Domingue), early 19th cent.


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This record was last updated on 14 Jul 2010

Image Reference
toussaint

Source
Iconographie des Contemporains Depuis 1789 Jusqu'a 1820 (Paris, 1832), as published in Wilson Armistead, A Tribute for the Negro: being a vindication of the coloured portion of mankind (Manchester, 1848), between pp. 278 and 279.

Comments
Profile of the leader of the slave revolt in St. Domingue. Despite a variety of images of Toussaint, none were actually drawn from life (see also other images of Toussaint on this website).