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West Bay (Island of Juan Fernandez). Scene of "De-foe's" Robinson Crusoe.

Object Details

Title:

West Bay (Island of Juan Fernandez). Scene of "De-foe's" Robinson Crusoe.

Artist/Maker:

Helsby & Co. (active 1849 - 1866)

Place:

Robinson Crusoe Island, Chile; Isla Más a Tierra, Chile (Place Created)

Date:

1860

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XO.1223.34

Dimensions:

15.8 × 20.5 cm (6 1/4 × 8 1/16 in.)

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Object Description

View of a rugged coastline from an adjacent shore. The rocky beach is visible on the lower left area of the image.