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Colored pictures from an Atlas or Geography, showing by pictures the uses made of the products of the whale.
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: lithograph
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1840-1899
Materials: ink; paper; backing
Measurements: 8 in x 6 1/4 in
Colored lithograph showing a large whale at sea, with white cliffs and a ship, at center. There are three small images above and three below; in clockwise order, they depict (1) a candelbra, unlit; (2) men in a rowboat harpooning a whale, which has flipped upside down; (3), a pair of oil lamps; (4), a large tin with two small round tins and a butterknife; (5), a steam engine; (6), three perfume bottles and a white rectangular object, perhaps a comb. No inscriptions.