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The six days work of the Creation Genesis - Chap. 1

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: unknown
Place made: United Kingdom
Date made: 1700-1799
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 15 1/2 in x 9 in
Nomenclature: religious
Classification: whales

Uncolored engraving divided into six small scenes inside the same border, each showing one of the first six days of Creation, with a descriptive caption. Spouting whale in bottom left, "The Creation of Birds and Fishes". In the scene above, "Separation of the Earth from the Waters", the three Old World continents are drawn and labeled, but the labels for Asia and Africa appear to have been switched. The border consists of floral motifs. At top center, "The six Days Work of the Creation."