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Title
I dug up a piece of ground as well as I could with my wooden spade.
Names
Rhead, Louis (1857-1926) (Illustrator)
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
Shovels
Spades
Castaways
Digging
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Crusoe's dog (on right, look closely) watches as his master begins digging for his garden on the island.
Content: Written under image: "Robinson Crusoe(.) Illus. by Louis Rhead(.)"
Physical Description
Line photoengravings
Extent: 1 photomechanical print : line photoengraving ; 16.5 x 12 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2c32dbe0-c5ba-012f-44c4-58d385a7bc34
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. "I dug up a piece of ground as well as I could with my wooden spade." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68b9ef18-c5b5-3b78-e040-e00a18066a15

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "I dug up a piece of ground as well as I could with my wooden spade." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68b9ef18-c5b5-3b78-e040-e00a18066a15

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1900). I dug up a piece of ground as well as I could with my wooden spade. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68b9ef18-c5b5-3b78-e040-e00a18066a15

Wikipedia Citation

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I dug up a piece of ground as well as I could with my wooden spade.