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The Whale Fishery. Plate 2

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: etching
Maker: Marks, J. L.
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1836
Materials: ink; paper; color wash
Measurements: 7 3/4 in x 14 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Classification: whales

Hand-colored image of a harpooned whale upturning a boat with its tail. More whaleboats, a whaleship, and icebergs in the background. Captioned with the title and "London. Published (July 11th 1836) by J.L. Marks, 9 Long Lane, Smithfield."


AF-WB-0317