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At length I spied a little cove on the right shore of the creek

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1697954
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Names
Rhead, Louis (1857-1926) (Illustrator)
Collection

Children's book illustrations

Book illustrations -- Defoe -- Robinson Crusoe

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-CHI BOOK-Def-Rob
Topics
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. Robinson Crusoe
Dogs
Rivers
Cats
Barrels
Rafts
Castaways
Genres
Halftone photomechanical prints
Notes
Content : A dog who also survived the shipwreck watches from the shore. Note the two cats sitting on the supply box at left, above the pistols.

Content : Compare this picture to the black-and-white version from another edition of the book (Image ID: 1697954).

Content : Written under picture: "Illus[tration] by Louis Rhead for for (sic) Robinson Crusoe". Crusoe rows supplies ashore on a raft made from the timbers of his wrecked ship.

Source note: 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.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photomechanical print : halftone, col. ; 16 x 11 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 224608b0-c5ba-012f-2181-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Creator Born
  • 1900: Issued
  • 1926: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "At length I spied a little cove on the right shore of the creek" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68b9ef18-c59b-3b78-e040-e00a18066a15

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "At length I spied a little cove on the right shore of the creek" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68b9ef18-c59b-3b78-e040-e00a18066a15

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1900). At length I spied a little cove on the right shore of the creek Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68b9ef18-c59b-3b78-e040-e00a18066a15

Wikipedia Citation

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At length I spied a little cove on the right shore of the creek