The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Devil's Island has no wooden pistol breaks : the prison colony (maps)

Two maps indicate the location of French Guiana. A small map indicates its position on the northeast coast of South America. The larger map shows the French prison colony system popularly known as Devil's Island: the mainland prisons of Cayenne & St. Laurent and the offshore islands of Ile Royale, St. Joseph, and Devil's Island.


32 x 26.3 cm

Tribune Company

full color

  • English

  • still image
  • text

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (July 22, 1934), p. 8

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