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Jonas. C. 1, 2, 3, 4

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: unknown
Place made: France
Date made: 1722
Measurements: 4 in x 7 in
Nomenclature: Jonah
Classification: whales

Monochrome page from a book. At the top is an engraving depicting Jonas being released onto shore from the mouth of a monstrous whale. In the background is a bay beyond which there is a costal city at the foot of a mountain. Under the image, on the decorative border, is the text "IONAS C. 1,2,3,4" (presumably referring to the chapters). Under this is text in Latin, followed by a French translation: "Jonas est jetté dans la Mer, & engloutis par une Balaine que le Seigneur avoît envoyé, dans le ventre de laquelle il a resté trois jours & trois nuits. Jonas. Cap. I." This is followed by the letter "M". In the engraving, on the foam of a wave, is what appears to be an artist name: "D [i?] [a?] m [u or a?] e r"