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Life in the Forecastle

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 nineteenth-century woodcut showing sailors smoking and having drunken revels in the forecastle. One man is riding upon the back of another and waving his arms in merriment. Subtitled "LIFE IN THE FORECASTLE."