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Der furste Schopfungstag. (Fifth Day of Creation) I Mose. cap. 1 V. 20.

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: unknown
Place made: Germany
Date made: 1800-1899
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 12 1/2 in x 16 in
Nomenclature: religious
Classification: whales

Uncolored engraving depicting God, represented as a bearded, robed man, standing on a rock with arms outstretched as birds and sea life appear in the sky and waters, respectively. There is a snail and an empty shell on the rock. Among the sea creatures are a dolphin and a heavily stylized whale. With a large decorative border featuring floral motifs, and the title, along with the appropriate Biblical verse, printed in German in the lower margin. A pencil inscription on verso gives the English translation.