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Figure of Whale

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: woodcut
Maker: unknown
Place made: United Kingdom
Date made: 1793
Measurements: 4 1/4 in x 8 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Classification: whales

Engraving of a male whale, facing left, with small teeth on its lower jaw and a single white plate, with regularly interspersed pairs of black dots, on its upper jap. Painted with grey ink washes. Over the whale is printed the numeral "1".


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