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Whale fishery - Whale overturning boat

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: woodcut
Maker: unknown
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1800-1899
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 5 3/4 in x 9 3/4 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Classification: whales

Monochrome image of a boat with one end tipping out of the water and some men clinging to it. Behind the upturned vessel is a spouting whale; in the background is a large ship and a shelf of ice. Underneath is the text, "WHALE FISHING." Visible through the paper on the verso is the text "Part XII. " and "2Y"; no other text is visible.


AF-WX-1115

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