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Boat upset by whale

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: wood engraving
Maker: unknown
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1840-1899
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 4 1/4 in x 6 1/2 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Classification: whales

Colored engraving depicting an upturned rowboat, with two men clinging to it, on the water. Three other men are floundering about in the waves around the boat. Behind them, a whale raises its head to spout, and another boat--with both oars and a single sail--is visible. In the distance a large two-or-three-masted ship is visible. Text below the image reads "BOAT UPSET BY WHALE. Page 208."


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