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Daniel Defoe (1660-1731).

Daniel Defoe (1660-1731).
Daniel Defoe (1660-1731).
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: BHC2648
Description: A portrait of Daniel Defoe, the remarkable English novelist, pamphleteer and journalist. His writings include 'Robinson Crusoe', 'Moll Flanders', 'Journal of the Plague', 'A Tour around the Island of Great Britain' and hundreds of pamphlets and other works. His varied life included two spells in prison and bankruptcy.
Creator: Sir Godfrey Kneller (style of)
Date: Early 18th Century
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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