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Medals and Coins of Holland - 13 sheets each showing whales or dolphins

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Bizot, Pierre; Mortier, P.
Place made: Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam
Date made: 1688-1690
Materials: ink; laid paper
Nomenclature: decorative
Classification: whales

Engraving depicting two sides of a medal. At left, a bearded man in profile, facing right; text reads "ANT PERRENOT S R E PBRI CARD ARCHIEPI MECHL." At right, a scene with Poseidon raising his trident while riding on a chariot drawn by two horse-sea serpent chimeras, and causing a storm that is tipping a ship over and sending sailors into the sea where whales or sea monsters await them. Text on medal reads "DVRATE". Figure is labeled "fig.1. No. 1."


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