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Title
We cut and hewed the outside into the true shape of a boat.
Names
Rhead, Louis (1857-1926) (Artist)
Collection

Children's book illustrations

Book illustrations -- Defoe -- Robinson Crusoe

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-CHI BOOK-Def-Rob
Topics
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. Robinson Crusoe
Dogs
Canoes
Dugout canoes
Boatbuilding
Tools
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Friday and Crusoe fashion a dugout canoe from a log. The odd-looking way Crusoe holds his axe is explained by the fact that he's using its blunt end as a hammer to hit a wedge or chisel. Note the grindstone, tools, sleeping dog and tent in the foreground.
Content: Though it has no source information, this illustration is similar in format and style to others found under 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
Line photoengravings
Extent: 1 photomechanical print : line photoengraving ; 12 x 16.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 292e2ed0-c5ba-012f-b79b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Creator Born
  • 1900: Issued
  • 1926: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "We cut and hewed the outside into the true shape of a boat." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68b9ef18-c5ad-3b78-e040-e00a18066a15

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "We cut and hewed the outside into the true shape of a boat." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68b9ef18-c5ad-3b78-e040-e00a18066a15

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1900). We cut and hewed the outside into the true shape of a boat. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68b9ef18-c5ad-3b78-e040-e00a18066a15

Wikipedia Citation

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We cut and hewed the outside into the true shape of a boat.