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At length I contrived a wheel with a string.

Image ID: 1697961

At length I contrived a wheel with a string. (ca. 1900)

Image Details

Image Title

:  At length I contrived a wheel with a string.


: Rhead, Louis, 1857-1926 -- Artist

Published Date

: ca. 1900


: Line photoengravings

Specific Material Type

: photomechanical_prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 photomechanical print : line photoengraving ; 16 x 12 cm. Left side of the image has been trimmed off.


: Crusoe uses the grindstone he has made to sharpen an adze, a tool used by shipwrights for shaping wood. Note 2.) Written under picture: "Robinson Crusoe[.] Illus[tration]. by Louis Rhead[.]"

Original Source

: From The life and strange surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, mariner. (New York : Harper & Brothers, c1900) Defoe, Daniel (1661?-1731), Author. Rhead, F. A. (Frederick Alfred) (1855-), Illustrator. Rhead, Louis (1857-1926), Illustrator.


: Children's book illustrations / Book illustrations -- Defoe -- Robinson Crusoe

Source Description

: 2 folders (66 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1697961

Record ID

: 1867461

Digital Item Published

: 9-22-2009; updated 7-20-2012

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