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My father, a wise and grave man, gave me serious and excellent counsel against what he foresaw was my design"

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Title
My father, a wise and grave man, gave me serious and excellent counsel against what he foresaw was my design"
Names
Wyeth, N. C. (Newell Convers) (1882-1945) (Illustrator)
Collection

Children's book illustrations

Book illustrations -- Defoe -- Robinson Crusoe

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1920 (Inferred)
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
Invalids
Fathers and sons
Advice
Leaded glass windows
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Robinson Crusoe's father tries to dissuade him from going to sea.
Content: Printed under image: "[copyright symbol]C. B. C." Written under image: "1920 Cosmopolitan B[oo]k Corp[oration]."
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 1 print : b ; 18 x 13.25 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 308c1170-c5ba-012f-355f-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

  • 1882: Creator Born
  • 1920: Issued
  • 1945: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "My father, a wise and grave man, gave me serious and excellent counsel against what he foresaw was my design"" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1920. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68dfb877-b9e1-77b0-e040-e00a18060bb0

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "My father, a wise and grave man, gave me serious and excellent counsel against what he foresaw was my design"" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68dfb877-b9e1-77b0-e040-e00a18060bb0

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1920). My father, a wise and grave man, gave me serious and excellent counsel against what he foresaw was my design" Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68dfb877-b9e1-77b0-e040-e00a18060bb0

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My father, a wise and grave man, gave me serious and excellent counsel against what he foresaw was my design"