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De Aquatilibus

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: woodcut
Maker: Gessner, K.
Place made: Switzerland, Zürich
Date made: 1500-1599
Materials: ink; paper; mounted
Measurements: 4 3/4 in x 8 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Classification: whales

Woodcut depicting a whale attacking a ship. In-plate text reads "Balaena erecta grandem navem submergens."


AF-ND-0152B

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