Slave Revolt, Jamaica, 1759

Description

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.

Source

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

Creator

Francois, David

Language

French

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

JCB_62-78-5

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--Jamaica

Citation

"Slave Revolt, Jamaica, 1759", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed October 16, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1211
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.
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