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White Shark, Dolphin, Wolf Fish, Sea Eagle
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1800-1820
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 7 1/2 in x 10 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Monochrome engraving from an unknown book, labeled "Plate 79", with fish portraits. Top, a shark facing left, labeled "White shark p.162"; below, a dolphin facing right, with a hornlike growth on its eye, labeled "Dolphin p. 160"; bottom, a long mottled fish with sharp teeth facing left, labeled "Wolf fish p. 186" , and beside it a small drawing of a dark manta ray, labeled "Sea Eagle p. 171".