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A View of Morne Fortune St. Lucia

A View of Morne Fortune St. Lucia

Artist: Forrest, Charles

Medium: Aquatint

Date: 1784

Shelfmark: Ktop CXXIII

Item number: 106.d

Length: 299

Width: 511

Scale: Millimetres

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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