Scene from Robinson Crusoe

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1798

GUSN

GUSN-17279

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

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
hand coloring
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Picture
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
Hand Colored
Literature
Picture

Inscription

Inscribed underneath print: ""London: Published May 1-1798, by Haines and Son, 19 Rolls Building, Fetter Lane.""

Maker

Haines & Son (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

8 x 12 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1942.794A