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

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1697965
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Names
Rhead, Louis (1857-1926) (Artist)
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
Rifles
Telescopes
Ladders
Cactus
Fur garments
Hiding
Castaways
Genres
Line photoengravings
Notes
Content : Crusoe uses a telescope to observe a group of tribesmen who have come ashore in canoes to his island.

Content : Image has no origin information, but its format and art style match others on this site found at Source Ref: 17647.

Source note: From
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photomechanical print : line photoengraving ; 12 x 16.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 267d2410-c5ba-012f-415b-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. "Pulling out my perspective-glass,...I laid me down flat...and began to look." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68b9ef18-c5a6-3b78-e040-e00a18066a15

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Pulling out my perspective-glass,...I laid me down flat...and began to look." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 21, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68b9ef18-c5a6-3b78-e040-e00a18066a15

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1900). Pulling out my perspective-glass,...I laid me down flat...and began to look. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68b9ef18-c5a6-3b78-e040-e00a18066a15

Wikipedia Citation

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