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Old and New Greenland Fishery - in Dutch

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Place made: Netherlands
Date made: 1723
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 9 1/2 in x 6 3/4 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Classification: whales

Leaf of paper with an engraving in the top left corner. The engraving depicts two ships at the edge of an icy landmass. One ship has the words "ROODE VOS" painted on it. In the foreground, men pull rowboats across the ice and set up tents. Marked at top right, "Pag. 239" and in bottom center, "r. o. i. f."