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Pirate with Guns

2006.44.605 (RS86663)

Description

A black and white etching of a man with 2 guns. He is bearded, wearing a pointed hat, and a long jacket and shorts of fur. He as one gun resting on each shoulder, pointing up to the upper right of the scene; a sword is slung behind his back. A ship is in the background and a flower in the foreground. Frame is narrow, black painted wood. Also in accession file is a partial sheet of newspaper from an unknown date and unkown paper, likely was inside frame. Most stories are dated Sept. 18. Includes some sports results (baseball games) and other news.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"27" (White tag attached to back, now discarded)
"This is an impression of the / plate by Clark + Pine and is / probably the first representation / of R. Crusoe ever made. It was / the frontispiece of the First Edition / which was published by W. Taylor, 1719. / Bot. Good. Nov. 1916. OSX" (History of print, in Accession File.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
etchings (prints)
ink
paper (fiber product)
Print
prints (visual works)
People and organizations
Crusoe, Robinson
Dimensions
10 7/16 x 8 2/16 x 10/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.605
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173695

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