Black Servant, Martinique, early 19th cent.

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Image Reference

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)

"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