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Whaling Scene - American Ship Uncas

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Venseler; Waldow
Place made: Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Berlin
Date made: 1800-1899
Materials: ink; paper; color wash
Measurements: 10 in x 14 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Classification: whales

Hand-colored lithograph showing a spouting whale surrounded by whaleboats and a whaleship flying an American flag and a pennant reading "UNCAS" in the background. Production information in lower margin.


AF-WG-2237