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A Tempting Offer -- An Eskemaux tickling his lady's fancy with a Whale's Tail (best proof of Love)

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: etching
Maker: Mclean, T.
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1829
Materials: ink; paper; color wash
Measurements: 11 1/4 in x 15 in
Nomenclature: cartoons
Classification: whales

Hand-colored cartoon depicting a man and a woman in heavy furs with exaggerated expressions and features; the man waves a whale's tail at the woman. Title and production information printed below. Printed at top: "Sketches by Travellers Plate 6th".