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Allen Robert Branston

(R. Branston)


(1778 - 1827)

Allen Robert Branston

Allen Robert Branston was an English wood-engraver. He is generally called Robert Branston. He was employed mainly in book illustration.

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Masterman Ready: or The Wreck of the Pacific (1841)

This is a robinsonnade written by a captain in the British navy. A family going to settle in Australia is wrecked on a desert island and the old seaman, Ready, helps them survive. Read online at Internet Archive: Volume 1, and Volume 2, and Volume 3.

Author(s): Frederick Marryat
Illustrator(s): Allen Robert Branston

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