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

Description

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.

Source

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

Creator

Rainsford, Marcus

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

NW0223

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--St. Domingue

Citation

"Revenge Against French Soldiers, Saint Domingue (Haiti), 1805", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed October 31, 2020, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1263
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.
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