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The Fishery Question. - The Great Whale that swallowed up the profit

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: newspaper
Maker: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Place made: United States
Date made: 1870
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 4 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in

Page from the 24 December 1870 edition of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper with a cartoon depicting a whale labeled "John Bull" about to swallow a fallen fisherman labeled "American Fishing Interests" while a large man in a whaleboat raises a harpoon. With many advertisements also printed on the same page, including one for Tiffany & Co.