Colonel Gaudin de Soter, the Royalist of Martinique.
Stipple engraving, rare. Sheet size: 260 x 175mm (10¼ x 6¾"). Trimmed inside plate. Toning around the edges. Small crease lower left and upper right corners. Dusty.
Colonel Julien Denis Gaudin de Soter led the royalist attack in 1793 during the French Revolution in Martinique. Britain then held control for some years until the French monarchy re-established itself. In 1794 the French Convention abolished slavery, previously upheld by the British.
[Ref: 40029] £160.00