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American Whale Ship Eagle

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: watercolor
Maker: unknown
Place made: United States
Date made: 1800-1899
Materials: ink; paper; watercolor; backing
Measurements: 13 3/4 in x 17 in
Nomenclature: ships
Classification: whales

Original watercolor depicting the whaler "Eagle", with her name inscribed on her side, in side view. She flies an American flag and several signal flags. No inscriptions other than vessel name.