Robinson Crusoe at work in his cave
Artist: Thomas Stothard
Engraver: C. Heath
11 cm high by 8.3 cm wide
Source: Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe, facing page 50.
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Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.
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Stothard initially provided fifteen plates in Harrison's 1782 edition, then a more comprehensive set for John Stockdale's 1790 edition. Stothard added five plates to the second group of illustrations for this edition.