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Pisces magni.

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: book page
Maker: Hertzen, Martin Franz
Place made: Germany, Bavaria, Würzburg
Date made: 1707
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 4 in x 4 1/2 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Classification: whales

Monochrome page from the book "Huy! und Pfuy! der Welt." (Huy! and Pfuy! of the World) with a poem about whales given in a Humanist typeface at top, in Latin; German translation, in blackletter font face, below. At the top of the pages is an engraving depicting a whaleboat with other boats, a spouting whale, and icebergs in the background.


AF-WG-2241