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Tale of a Tub and the Moral of the Tail

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Motte, C.; Mclean, Thos.
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1831
Materials: ink; paper; color wash; mounting
Measurements: 9 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in
Nomenclature: cartoons
Classification: whales

Mounted, colored political cartoon depicting men, including a king, on a whaleboat with a large vessel in the background and a whale flicking its tail over them. The whale swims alongside a barrel marked "Vested interests and chartered rights". Title and production information in lower margin.