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La Baleine d'Ostende, Visitee por l'Elephant, la Giraffe, les Osages, et les Chinios
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Langlume; Chez Valant, Editeur
Place made: France, Ile-de-France, Paris
Date made: 1827-1899
Materials: ink; color wash; laid paper
Measurements: 14 in x 10 3/4 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.