Scene from Robinson Crusoe

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1798

GUSN

GUSN-17282

Description

"ROBINSON CRUSOE, at his SUMMER RETREAT./ In this Place, I had my Grapes growing, which I principally depended on for my Winter Store of Raisins, and which I never fail'd to preserve" inscribed underneath print. Scene of Crusoe carrying grapes; goat, dog and parrot around him; house, trees, and mountain in background. Engraving later hand-colored in shades of green, yellow, blue; gilt wood frame.

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

1942.794D