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The Outside of the Head of the Unicorn as it looks at the upper part

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: unknown
Place made: United Kingdom
Date made: 1700-1750
Materials: ink; laid paper; mounting
Measurements: 9 in x 13 1/2 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Classification: whales

Monochrome engraving showing the skull of what appears to be a narwhal, with the horn broken into pieces and the pieces laid alongside the skull. Care has been taken in rendering the folds and indentations of the bone. Title at top: "The Outside of the head of the Unicorn as it looks att [sic] the Upper part." At top, "Vol. I. p. 425".


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