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Catching the whale
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1840-1899
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 4 in x 3 1/2 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Colored engraving of a large spouting whale, facing left, with a boat behind it full of sailors, including one who raises his harpoon to throw into the whale. In the background is a large three-masted ship. Under the image is printed the text, "CATCHING THE WHALE"