Slave Revolt, Jamaica, 1759

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This record was last updated on 09 Oct 2017

Image Reference

David Francois, Histoire d'Angleterre (Paris, 1800), Vol. 3, following p. 36. (Copy in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University)

An artist's imagined scene, titled "Soulevement des Negres a la Jamaique en 1759" (uprising of the blacks in Jamaica in 1759), of a Jamaican slave revolt, this picture shows blacks attacking whites with swords/cutlasses.