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A View On Morne Fortune St. Lucia

A View On Morne Fortune St. Lucia

Artist: Forrest, Charles

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1784

Shelfmark: Maps K.Top 123

Item number: 106.d

Length: 29.8

Width: 51.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Print

A view of Morne Fortune on St Lucia, drawn by Charles Forrest and published in 1782. Morne Fortune, which translates as 'Hill of Good Luck', is over 200 meters high and was a significant battle ground during the conflicts between the English and French due to its strategic location overlooking Carenage Bay.

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