Toussaint L'Ouverture, Haiti (Saint Domingue), early 19th cent.
Profile of the leader of the slave revolt in St. Domingue. Despite a variety of images of Toussaint, none were actually drawn from life (see also other images of Toussaint on this website).
Iconographie des Contemporains Depuis 1789 Jusqu'a 1820 (Paris, 1832), as published in Wilson Armistead, A Tribute for the Negro: being a vindication of the coloured portion of mankind (Manchester, 1848), between pp. 278 and 279.
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"Toussaint L'Ouverture, Haiti (Saint Domingue), early 19th cent.", 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/1509