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Scene from Robinson Crusoe

Description

"ROBINSON CRUSOE, making his daily excursions on the ISLAND." "I went out once everyday with Gun, as well to divert myself as to see if I could kill anything for food." Scene depicting Crusoe and dog in front of small shelter. Plinth to left of figure says, "I/ came on/ shore/ here/ the/ 30th of Sep./ 1659". Engraving later hand colored in shades of red, blue, yellow, 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 12 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.794C
GUSN
17281

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