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Jonah Cast Ashore
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1839
Materials: ink; paper; mounted
Measurements: 5 in x 6 in
Black and white engraving of the whale, which is spouting, spitting Jonah onto the seashore. Above the image is the title, "Jonah cast ashore. Jonah II. ver. 18". Below the image is a verse: "When the appointed time was o'er,/ The fish could keep the man no more,/ But, at the Lord of Heav'ns command,/ Unhurt restor'd him to the land".