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Artist or CreatorPoy [Percy Fearon]
Title or Caption"Poor Old Robinson Crusoe. - Sir Samuel Hoare quoted from "Robinson Crusoe" the incident when he found the boat he had built was too far from the shore to launch it."
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date08 Feb 1935
FormatArtwork
Size30 x 20cm
Techniquepencil/black ink/blue pencil
Embedded text or transcriptIndia Bill
"Imagine my feelings when I found I had built the ship such an impossible distance from the Sea!" Robinson Crusoe
Scuttle
And run!
Popular Approval Ocean
Person DepictedHoare; Samuel John Gurney (1880-1959); Sir
Crusoe; Robinson
SubjectsBritish Empire
India
Legislation
Oceans
Seas
Seaside
autonomy
disapproval
launch
liberty
popularity
self-determination
ship launches
ships
shipwrecks
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to the Poy family August 2018
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GB/BCA/395Hoare; Samuel John Gurney (1880-1959); Sir1880-1959   
GB/BCA/1684Crusoe; Robinson   
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