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Whale Fishing.

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: wood engraving
Maker: Cranston, R.
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1850
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 5 1/2 in x 9 1/4 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Classification: whales

Colored woodcut 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." No other text is visible.


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