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Toussaint Louverture

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  • Title (object)

    • Toussaint Louverture
  • Description

    Portrait; full-length in uniform with a plumed hat, standing with his back to the viewer, stepping forward and pointing with his drawn sword to right, directing troops ranged below, with tents in the background to left. 1802

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  • School/style

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 1802
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 175 millimetres
    • Width: 114 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title; etched 'J Kay 1802'
  • Curator's comments

    From an album of Kay's work in BM P&D, apparently assembled by himself, with manuscript notes: see 1935,0522.13.1.

  • Location

    Not on display (159.b.24)

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  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


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