Viewing Record 7115 of 15106
Previous Record  Next Record
Switch Views: Lightbox | Image List | List

Spermacaeti Whale, brought to Greenland dock

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: 8 in x 10 1/2 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Classification: whales

A black and white engraving drawn to scale 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 of feet next to the whale. Headed 'London Magazine' at the centre top margin.


Related Objects

thumbnail Spermacaeti Whale, brought to Greenland dock. 1762
London Magazine