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Print, Illustration for Robinson Crusoe

This is a Print. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and written by Daniel Defoe and printed by The Curwen Press and The Glasgow University Press and published by Haslewood Books, Ltd.. It is dated 1929 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph, hand-colored additions in brush and white gouache on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

25 × 18.6 cm (9 13/16 × 7 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, bottom right corner: Robinson Crusoe.

Cite this object as

Print, Illustration for Robinson Crusoe; Written by Daniel Defoe (British, 1660–1731); USA; offset lithograph, hand-colored additions in brush and white gouache on paper; 25 × 18.6 cm (9 13/16 × 7 5/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-340

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