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Apparatus used in the Northern Whale Fishery. Plate 19

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Lizars, W & D; Constable And Co.
Place made: United Kingdom, Scotland, Edinburgh
Date made: 1820
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 5 1/4 in x 8 1/2 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Classification: whales

Black and white engraving of whaling tools. Items are numbered for identification in the explanation of plates. The instruments consist of: 1. harpoon-gun; 2. boat's wince; 3. hand-hooks; 4. ice-drill; 5. gun-harpoon; 6. seal-club; 7. king's fork. Attributions are given at bottom of page.


AF-NB-0305