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The Whale (Whale Spouting)

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: woodcut
Maker: unknown
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1800-1899
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 8 in x 6 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Classification: whales

Small woodcut depicting a whale being lanced by a man aboard a rowboat, with ships and icebergs in background. Subtitled "THE WHALE". Text is visible through paper from the verso, indicating it came from a book.