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Plate 76: Whale

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: unknown
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1750-1799
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 4 1/2 in x 8 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Classification: whales

Hand-colored copper engraving depicting a male whale stranded, lying on its side, on what appears to be either a patch of very shallow water or a beach that the colorist mistakenly colored blue. A man stands in the foreground at right. The image is labeled "Whale p.151", and above, "Plate 76."