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Boat Struck by whale

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: unknown
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1850-1899
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 5 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Classification: whales

Monochrome image depicting a boat and sailors being flung into the air by the rising head of a baleen whale. In the background are two more whaling boats and a three-masted ship. Under the image is the title. At left of the image, the letter "L" in script; at right, an artist's signature "[P?] A[I?][?]MA[?]".


AF-WX-2281