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Sindbad and His Friends Mistake a Whale for an Island. (First Voyage)

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: print
Maker: unknown
Place made: unknown
Date made: date unknown
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 11 in x 7 1/2 in
Nomenclature: cartoons
Classification: whales

Colored scene of a large whale plunging headfirst into the sea and tossing two bald, bearded men into the air. A third man is already floundering in the water to the left of the whale. In front of the whale, four men--three in turbans and one in a black fez--are seated in a rowboat. In the background is a large ship with sails flying a red flag with a sickle moon oriented like the letter "U". The clouds in the background are yellow and orange by the horizon, fading to pink and purple. Under the image is the text, "SINDBAD AND HIS FRIENDS MISTAKE A WHALE FOR AN ISLAND." and under this, "(First Voyage)"


AF-CX-0622