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Private Signals of Whaling Vessels & c. Belonging to the Port of New Bedford

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Charles Taber & Co.; Prang & Mayer
Place made: United States, Massachusetts, New Bedford
Date made: 1857
Materials: ink; color; paper; mounting
Measurements: 22 in x 32 in
Nomenclature: ships
Classification: whales

A chromolithograph chart of the flags of whaling vessels in New Bedford, MA. Each flag is identified with the names of 100 agents and their ships. The publisher Charles Taber & Co. are identified as "dealers in charts & nautical instruments."