5: Saint-Domingue


Vue d’une habitation en sucre fait à Limonade en 1757
[View of a sugar plantation made in Limonade in 1757]
1757; pen and ink with wash
by Jacques Potier de Baldivia
The Historic New Orleans Collection, acquisition made possible by the Clarisse Claiborne Grima Fund, 2015.0069

The former French Caribbean colony of Saint-Domingue, on the western coast of Hispaniola, is today the independent nation of Haiti.