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Jonah cast upon the land

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: unknown
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1800-1899
Materials: ink; paper; color wash
Measurements: 15 in x 12 3/4 in
Nomenclature: Jonah
Classification: whales

Hand-colored lithograph depicting Jonah, robed and bearded, being spat up by the whale. The whale is depicted with double rows of teeth, and two nostrils, as well as a sinuous sea-monster-like body and a row of fins down its back. There is a ship, and beyond it a coastal city on a hill, in the left-hand background. No inscriptions.