Haiti Revolutionary Symbolism?

Kathleen Hulser, Public Historian for the New York Historical Society recently sent an email to the Haiti list asking for help.

For an exhibition comparing revolutions in Saint Domingue, France and United States, I am interested in learning about the material culture and visual imagery from the revolt in Haiti. We are particularly seeking images that show Erzulie/Erzili/Mary figure as a revolutionary “muse” comparable to Marianne (France) and Columbia (US). Syncretic Christian and voodoo versions are of interest as well.

If you can help out Ms. Hulser, please leave a comment or click on the “Contact” link above to send me an email, and I’ll put you in touch.

3 thoughts on “Haiti Revolutionary Symbolism?”

  1. Jean – If you’ll send me an email at stuart [at] thelouvertureproject [dot] org, I’ll send you Ms. Hulser’s email address. -Stuart

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