National Geographic : 1934 Oct
Photograph byCapt. Albert W.Stevens HIGH ON THE RANGE (IN THE UPPER CENTER BACKGROUND) STANDS THE HISTORICCITADEL OFCHRISTOPHE With its thick walls, gun chambers, parapets, and dungeons, this giant isolated fortress is one of the most remarkable ruins intheWestern World. Itwas built by the ex-slave waiter, Christophe, a Negro who was crowned king and diplomatically recognized by Europe. The vast structure isdeserted now (seetext, page 456, and Plates I and V).