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Revenge of the French on the Blacks

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Title

Revenge of the French on the Blacks

Subject

Toussaint L'Ouverture; Haiti; revolution; slave revolt; military leader; black independence; ship; biography; John Relly Beard

Description

Drawing of a scene on board a ship. Two French soldiers are forcing a Haitian soldier to walk the plank, while two others await the same fate. There is a group of women crying in a circle on the deck of the ship and two French soldiers standing calmly watching the event. Published in John Relly Beard's biography of Toussaint L'Ouverture, "The Life of Toussaint L'Ouverture, the Negro Patriot of Hayti: Comprising an Account of the Struggle for Liberty in the Island, and a Sketch of Its History to the Present Period" (1853)

Creator

John Relly Beard

Source

Beard, John Relly. “The Life of Toussaint L'Ouverture, the Negro Patriot of Hayti: Comprising an Account of the Struggle for Liberty in the Island, and a Sketch of Its History to the Present Period.” London: Ingram, Cooke, and Co., 1853. Documenting the American South. 2004. University Library, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 29 Jan 2013 http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/beardj/ill7.html

Publisher

Ingram, Cooke, and Co.

Date

1853

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Image drawing

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Original Format

paper

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Citation

John Relly Beard, “Revenge of the French on the Blacks,” accessed April 26, 2018, http://omekasites.northeastern.edu/ECDA/items/show/11.

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