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Scene from Robinson Crusoe

Description

"ROBINSON CRUSOE/ astonished at the impression of a Foot in the SAND./ going towards my Boat, I was exceedingly surprised with the print of Man's naked Foot on the shore, which was very plain to be seen in the Sand." Robinson Crusoe dressed in animal skins looking at footprint; boat, trees and mountain in landscape. Engraving later hand-colored in shades of blue, green, brown; 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 11.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.794B
GUSN
17280

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