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Scene from Robinson Crusoe

Description

"ROBINSON CRUSOE and the CREW, escaping from the WRECK/ I must acknowledge I had hardly eyes to look up, when the Seaman told me she was sinking." Scene with eleven men in lifeboat watching two ships sink. Engraving later hand colored in shades of red, blue, and yellow. Wood frame with applied gilt.

Details

Maker
Haines & Son (Maker)
Date
1798
Inscriptions
Inscribed underneath print: ""London: Published May 1-1798, by Haines and Son, 19 Rolls Building, Fetter Lane.""
Location of origin
London, England
Material
hand coloring
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
engravings (prints)
Hand Colored
hand coloring
Literature
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
People and organizations
Crusoe, Robinson
Dimensions
8 x 12 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.794A
GUSN
17279

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