Black Servant, Martinique, early 19th cent.


Click on the image to open a larger version in a new window.
previous image return to thumbnails next image

If you are interested in using this image, please consult Acknowledging the Website.

Image Reference
LCP-46

Source
A. [Abel] Hugo, France pittoresque ou description pittoresque, topographique et statistique des départments et colonies de la France (Paris, 1835), vol. 3, facing p. 292 (top). (Copy in Library Company of Philadelphia)

Comments
"Creole de la Martinique," depicts black servant bringing refreshments to a creole man and woman--native born whites, described at length, as is the island's slave population, on pp. 292-93