ObjectsViewing Record 104 of 391
Previous Record Next Record
Switch Views: Lightbox | Image List | List
Welcome to the archived version of the MIT Museum's online collections portal! This site was used to test features and content for the newly redesigned MIT Museum Collections site, which has now launched with over 106,000 objects. Please use the new MIT Museum Collections site for further research and discovery. Webmuseum.mit.edu remains online during the transition period but will not receive new updates or content.
Figure of Whale
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: woodcut
Place made: United Kingdom
Date made: 1793
Measurements: 4 1/4 in x 8 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Engraving of a male whale, facing left, with small teeth on its lower jaw and a single white plate, with regularly interspersed pairs of black dots, on its upper jap. Painted with grey ink washes. Over the whale is printed the numeral "1".