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Mammalia

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Scott, J.; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1812
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 12 1/2 in x 8 3/4 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Classification: whales

Titled, "Class Mammalia, order Cete, genus Physeter (Cachalot), genus Delphinus (Dolphin)." Under this are two colored images, the first of two side views of beached cachalots, and the second of side views of a beached porpoise (top) and dolphin (below). Underneath is the text, "1. P. Macrocephalus (Blunt Headed Cachalot), 2. var P. Gibbosus Schreb. (Gibbous Cachalot), 3. D. Phocaena (Porpoise), 4. D. Delphis (Dolphin)." Under this is printed the publisher's information.


AF-NB-0754

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