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West Indies

Eliot Elisofon1946-05

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Hilltop citadel of black ruler Henri Christophe, self-proclaimed King Henri I, which was built at time of his rule in 1811 as a fortress housing 10, 000 soldiers, after he was one of 4 generals to liberate Haiti fr. the French.

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  • Title: West Indies
  • Date: 1946-05
  • Location: Kingston, Jamaica
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Fortifications, Haiti, Henri Christophe, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Eliot Elisofon
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_5555808
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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