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Pulling out my perspective-glass,...I laid me down flat...and began to look.

Image ID: 1697965

Pulling out my perspective-glass,...I laid me down flat...and began to look. (ca. 1900)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Pulling out my perspective-glass,...I laid me down flat...and began to look.

Creator

: Rhead, Louis, 1857-1926 -- Artist

Published Date

: ca. 1900

Medium

: Line photoengravings

Specific Material Type

: photomechanical_prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 photomechanical print : line photoengraving ; 12 x 16.5 cm.

Notes

: Crusoe uses a telescope to observe a group of tribesmen who have come ashore in canoes to his island. Note 2.) Image has no origin information, but its format and art style match others on this site found at Source Ref: 17647.

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.

Source

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

Source Description

: 2 folders (66 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-CHI BOOK-Def-Rob

Digital ID

: 1697965

Record ID

: 1867465

Digital Item Published

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

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