Revenge Against French Soldiers, Saint Domingue (Haiti), 1805

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Image Reference

Marcus Rainsford, An Historical Account of the Black Empire of Hayti (London, 1805), facing p. 337.

Caption, "revenge taken by the black army for the cruelties practised on them by the French"; shows a number of French soldiers being hung from gallows by black soldiers. The author was a British military officer who visited Haiti; some of the engravings in his book may have been based on his sketches.