Haitian President Florvil Hyppolite

Date:
c. 1893
Creator:
Watson
Publisher/Studio:
Port-Au-Prince

President of Haiti from (1889-1896), Florvil Hyppolite, gave this portrait to Mr. Douglass at the World Columbian Exposition. The exposition was held in Chicago, IL from 1892-1893. The French inscription reads: “Sincere regards to F. Douglass from Hyppolite President of Haite.” Mr. Douglass was a co-commissioner appointed by the government of Haiti.

Description (physical):

Paper, wood. L 64, W 54.5 cm

Location:
1411 W Street SE Washington,District of Columbia 20020
Identifier:
FRDO 159
Institution:
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site