Scene from Robinson Crusoe

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1798

GUSN

GUSN-17281

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

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 12 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1942.794C