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Grien on Rougemont, or, The story of a modern Robinson Crusoe : as told in the pages of the 'Daily Chronicle' / [D.W. Carnegie]; illustrated by ten humorous drawrings by Phil May ; also a pantomime sketch by Barry Pain
Bib ID 1833930
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, still image, volume]
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Description London : Edward Lloyd, 1898 
33 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 35 cm . 
Summary

A satirical account of one of the late 19th Century hoaxes, of one Henri Louis Grin, who restyled himself as Louis de Rougemont and claimed, amongst other fanciful tales of shipwreck, pearling and adventure, to have lived among the Aborigines of northern Australia for 30 years. As de Rougemont he achieved some fame in London, serialising his fictional tales in the London press before being exposed as a fraud.

Full contents Includes an extract from: The De Rougemont pantomime/by Barry Pain. 
Subjects Rougemont, Louis de, 1847-1921.  |  Race relations - Representation - Art.  |  Impostors and imposture.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  History - Biographies - Non-Indigenous.  |  Race relations - Representation - Art.
Other authors/contributors Carnegie, D.W., author  |  May, Phil, 1864-1903, illustrator  |  Pain, Barry. De Rougemont pantomime
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Story of a modern Robinson Crusoe

Daily Chronicle (London, England)

The story of a modern Robinson Crusoe.

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