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Whale fishery

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: print
Maker: unknown
Place made: United States
Date made: 1874-1940
Materials: ink; paper; backing
Measurements: 8 1/4 in x 10 1/2 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Classification: whales

Colored print showing seven types of whales, labeled, with a legend identifying them at the bottom of the page. Whales are: 1. the Sperm Whale; 2. the California Grey Whale, 3. the North Pacific Humpback; 4. the Sulphur-bottom; 5. the Bowhead; 6. the Fin-back or Oregon Finner; 7. the Pacific Right Whale. Under the legend is a note stating that the "Outlines are from Scammon's Marine Mammalia".


AF-NA-2125