Engraving of Toussaint L'Ouverture

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Title

Engraving of Toussaint L'Ouverture

Subject

- Haiti--History--Revolution, 1791-1804.
- Louverture, Toussaint, 1743-1803.
- Haiti -- History.

Description

This is the first published image of Haitian General Toussaint L'Ouverture. Due to his strong resolve and military expertise, L'Ouverture was able to lead the late seventeenth century slave revolt of Haiti into a full-fledged revolution for independence.

Creator

Rainsford, Marcus, active 1805.

Source

An Historical Account of the Black Empire of Hayti: Comprehending a View of the Principal Transactions in the Revolution of Saint Domingo; With its Ancient and Modern State

Publisher

[London]: J. Cundee

Date

1805

Contributor

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Rights

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Relation

Engraving of Toussaint Parting From His Wife And Children
- This engraving also depicts Toussaint L'Ouverture, however, it shows the General being imprisoned by his French enemies during the final years of the Haitian Revolution.
http://19thcenturylatinamerica.omeka.net/items/show/19 

Title Page for a Translated Copy of a Speech made to the French National Assembly by the Deputies from the General Assembly of St. Domingo
- This speech, given in 1791, would condemn the slave revolt of Haiti. Ultimately, Toussaint L'Ouverture would emerge as the sole leader of this revolt.
http://19thcenturylatinamerica.omeka.net/items/show/34

Format

Book

Language

English

Type

[no text]

Identifier

University of Texas at Austin Call Number GZ 972.94 R136H, Benson Latin American Collection

http://catalog.lib.utexas.edu/record=b3471464~S29

Coverage

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Original Format

Print

Physical Dimensions

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Files

Pearce_Black Empire of Hayti-007.jpg

Comments

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Date Added
November 14, 2016
Item Type
Still Image
Citation
Rainsford, Marcus, active 1805., “Engraving of Toussaint L'Ouverture,” Latin America in the 19th Century, accessed August 22, 2017, http://latinamericanviews.omeka.net/items/show/8.