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Male Narwhal, or Unicorn. Under side view of the same Narwhal. Lamantin
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Tucker, W. E.
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1820-1899
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 8 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Monochrome engraving depicting, top, a narwhal spouting (captioned "Fig 1." "Male Narwhal or Unicorn. 15 ft. in length"), middle, the underside of a narwhal ("Fig.2." "Under side view of the same Narwal."), and bottom, a Lamatin ("Fig 3." "Lamantin.")