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Whale (148)

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: unknown
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1700-1799
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 4 in x 6 1/2 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Classification: whales

Colored engraving of a beached male whale, with a man in coat, boots, and breeches standing in front of it. In the background is a spouting whale at sea. Titled "WHALE" above the image; at left is printed the number "148", perhaps a page number.


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