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La Baleine d'Ostende, Visitee Par L'Elephant, La Giraffe, Les Osages Et Les Chinois
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: De Langlume, Jacquemain
Place made: France, Ile-de-France, Paris
Date made: 1827-1899
Materials: ink; paper; color wash
Measurements: 10 1/4 in x 14 1/4 in
Hand colored lithograph showing a side view of the Ostend whale, with a pedestal erected atop it, and a man tipping his hat and waving a French flag standing thereatop. At left, a procession of men in top hats approcaches the center of the image, headed by a man waving a French flag. Also on left is a large elephant with four figures on its back. At right are six men in Chinese traditional dress, one of whom holds the reins of a giraffe. Title and artist attributions printed in lower margin.