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A Picture for Philanthropists

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: photograph (reproduction)
Maker: Von Schmidt, A. A.; Bros., Harper
Place made: United States
Date made: date unknown
Materials: photographic paper; ink
Measurements: 8 in x 10 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Classification: whales

Photographic reproduction of a woodcut from the 1840s showing a sailor being flogged on board ship. Subtitled "A Picture for Philanthropists."