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Spermacaeti Whale, brought to Greenland dock. 1762

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: London Magazine
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1762
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 7 3/4 in x 9 3/4 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Classification: whales

A scene of whaleships in the Arctic and stranded Sperm Whale in the foreground. The legend reads 'The Spermaceti Whale brought to Greenland Dock 1762'. With a scale in feet next to the whale. Headed 'London Magazine' at the centre top margin.


AF-NB-0044

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