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Toussaint Parting from His Wife and Children

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Title

Toussaint Parting from His Wife and Children

Subject

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

Description

Drawing of Toussaint and his wife kissing on the deck of a ship while their children stand close by. The family is shown surrounded by French soldiers. In background, a lone sailor sits on a cannon, gazing out into the harbor.

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/ill6.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, “Toussaint Parting from His Wife and Children,” accessed April 21, 2018, http://omekasites.northeastern.edu/ECDA/items/show/12.

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  1. Toussaint Parting from His Wife and Children_Life of Toussaint L'Ouverture_Beard, John Relly_1853.jpg

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