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Robinson Crusoe

protagonist in the eponymous novel by Daniel Defoe (1719). Crusoe sailed from Hull in August 1651
Harry Ibbotson

Hull /  Robinson Crusoe   Hull /  Robinson Crusoe


Commemorative plaque with a relief of Robinson Crusoe on his island.

Hull - Robinson Crusoe Hull - Robinson Crusoe


robinson crusoe, most famous character in fiction,
sailed from here september 1st, 1651,
sole survivor from a shipwreck, he was cast up on a desert island
where he spent 28 years, 2 months and 19 days.
an example of resolution, fortitude, and self-reliance.
"had i the sense to return to hull, i had been happy"
this panel was paid for by public subscription, and was unveiled may 21st, 1973, by
the lord mayor alderman lionel rosen, obe, ll.m, ph.d.


19 HI 73


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