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Blunt headed Cachalot Pl. VIII Vol. 3 p. 79

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: unknown
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1776-1850
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 5 in x 8 1/4 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Classification: whales

Monochrome engraving of a male blunt-headed cachalot, facing right, with a dimple atop its snout to indicate a blowhole, and an almond-shaped eye. Text printed on the object reads, "BLUNT HEADED CACHALOT."; on the right edge, rotated, "PL. VIII. VOL.3.P.79."


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