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A Fin Whale taken off Folkestone, England

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: print
Maker: unknown
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1830-1870
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 5 3/4 in x 9 1/2 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Classification: whales

Monochrome print showing a beached whale, with several men and women around it examining it. In the background is a fence with tall poles (about four times the height of the human figures) and tarpulin hung between them. Behind it are visible the tips of masts, and a steamstack. Under the image is printed the title.