The Military Hospital of Fort-de-France #3/3 Enslaveds to Serve the Sick (b)

Tanlista, Infirmiers et infirmières à l'hôpital d'Arivonimamo, 1894-1911, Arivonimamo (Madagascar)

Today, I am talking about the enslaved apothecaries, assistant surgeons and nurses who helped care for the sick at the Fort-Royal hospital, a paramedical activity that was not very common in the colonial and slave-owning society of the 18th century.

The Military Hospital of Fort-de-France #2/3 Enslaveds to Serve the Sick (a)

Tanlistwa, blanchisseuses ou Lavandières, Extrait de : Les Français peints par eux-mêmes : le Nègre (Page 328), 1842

Today, I will continue the history of the Fort-Royal Hospital and tell you in detail about the men and women, enslaved, who served the sick at the end of the 18th century.