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Pesca del Balena. Pesca del Pesce Sega.

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: book page
Maker: unknown
Place made: Italy
Date made: 1650-1750
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 12 in x 20 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Classification: whales

Engraving with an elaborate border in two frames. Top, a bird's eye view of whaling with the text "Oceano Settentrionale" and "Pesca della Balena". Below, a bird's eye view of a narwhal hunt with highly stylized narwhals, with the text "Pesca del pesce sega" and "Mare di Spitzberga".


AF-WX-1750