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"Slaves and Free Blacks in Saint Domingue"

This engraving pairs images of slaves and free blacks in four categories: dress, deportment, entertainment, and access to water. Although there are differences between the pairs, these are not as great as they might be.

Source: DLC-M/G G1615 P6 1796: Nicolas Ponce, Recueil de vues des lieux principaux de la colonie fran¨aise de Saint Domingue (Paris: Moreau de Saint-Mery, 1796).