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Greenland: Whale Fishing and Seal Hunting

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Gallina, Gallo
Place made: France
Date made: 1815
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 6 in x 10 in
Nomenclature: whaling scene
Classification: whales

Colored engraving of eskimos hunting whales off the coast of Greenland. Two eskimos prepare to harpoon a whale as the boat approaches with another in a kayak. Another boat featured in the background has captured a whale.


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