Scene from Robinson Crusoe

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1798

GUSN

GUSN-17280

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

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.""

Associated Person

Crusoe, Robinson

Maker

Haines & Son (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

8 x 11.125 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1942.794B