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Title
They might see him hanging at the yard-arm.
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
Prisoners
Sailors
Punishment & torture
Sentences (Criminal procedures)
Mutinies
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Crusoe tells a group of mutineers that their ship (seen in the background) has been recaptured by crewmen loyal to the original captain. The leader of the rebels has been hung from one of the masts for all to see.
Content: Item has no reference number, but its art style and format match others found under the source reference 17647.
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): 2a53d6b0-c5ba-012f-2cda-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
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "They might see him hanging at the yard-arm." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/68b9ef18-c5b0-3b78-e040-e00a18066a15

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "They might see him hanging at the yard-arm." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 14, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/68b9ef18-c5b0-3b78-e040-e00a18066a15

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1900). They might see him hanging at the yard-arm. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/68b9ef18-c5b0-3b78-e040-e00a18066a15

Wikipedia Citation

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They might see him hanging at the yard-arm.