Battle During Slave Revolt, Saint Domingue (St. Domingue, Haiti), 1802

Description

Caption, The Battle of Snake Gully; gives artist's rendition of a battle at Ravine a Couleuvres (Snake Gully); Toussaint's troops encounter the French Army. The battle is described in Alexis, p. 188. This image is also published in the 1985 Paris reprint edition of Antoine Mètral, Histoire de l'expedition des Francais a Saint-Dominique (Paris, 1825), plate 9, where the source is identified as the Museè de la Marine.

Source

Stephen Alexis, Black Liberator: the life of Toussaint Louverture (New York, 1949), facing p. 144; original source not given.

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

NW0222

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--St. Domingue

Citation

"Battle During Slave Revolt, Saint Domingue (St. Domingue, Haiti), 1802", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed January 26, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1265
Caption, The Battle of Snake Gully; gives artist's rendition of a battle at Ravine a Couleuvres (Snake Gully); Toussaint's troops encounter the French Army. The battle is described in Alexis, p. 188. This image is also published in the 1985 Paris reprint edition of Antoine Mètral, Histoire de l'expedition des Francais a Saint-Dominique (Paris, 1825), plate 9, where the source is identified as the Museè de la Marine.
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