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They were all dancing...round the fire.

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Title
They were all dancing...round the fire.
Names
Rhead, Louis (1857-1926) (Artist)
Collection

Children's book illustrations

Book illustrations -- Defoe -- Robinson Crusoe

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900 (Approximate)
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-CHI BOOK
Shelf locator: PC-CHI BOOK-Def-Rob
Topics
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. Robinson Crusoe
Sacrifices
Cannibalism
Fires
Canoes
Dancers
Victims
Genres
Line photoengravings
Notes
Content: Cannibals arrive on the island in a fleet of long canoes. Having made a fire, they dance around it. Notice the sacrificial victim in one of the boats with hands tied in front of him, while a second victim is killed with a club in another canoe.
Content: Though there is no origin information for this illustration, its style and format suggest that it is from Source Ref. number 17647.
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 : line photoengraving ; 12 x 15.75 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 26dd9800-c5ba-012f-ff5c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Creator Born
  • 1900: Issued
  • 1926: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "They were all dancing...round the fire." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68b9ef18-c5a7-3b78-e040-e00a18066a15

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "They were all dancing...round the fire." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68b9ef18-c5a7-3b78-e040-e00a18066a15

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1900). They were all dancing...round the fire. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68b9ef18-c5a7-3b78-e040-e00a18066a15

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They were all dancing...round the fire.