What befell at the Queen's ferry.
Medium: Graphite and ink on paper
Dimensions: sheet: 5 7/16 × 10 3/8 in. (13.8 × 26.4 cm)
Illustration Citation: Kidnapped, by Robert Louis Stevenson (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1921)
Credit Line: Museum Purchase, made possible by contributions from members of the Collections Committee, 2010
About: After early training in his native England, Louis Rhead studied and worked in London, New York, and Paris. While Rhead gained his greatest fame for his posters, illustration--especially for books aimed at youthful audiences--was also a major part of his multi-faceted career. In these drawings he captures the drama and dangers of Stevenson's adventure story.
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