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Adam Naming the Creation (Showing Whale)

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: unknown
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1800-1899
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 7 in x 9 1/2 in
Nomenclature: religious
Classification: whales

Colored engraving showing the Garden of Eden. Many land animals are in the foreground. In the background, a nude figure stands on a rock over the water, pointing in different directions with each hand. There is a spouting whale near him. Text reads, "Adam Naming the Creation."