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Whaling Scene - Sperm Whaling
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: crayon & tempera
Place made: United States
Date made: 1850-1940
Materials: tempera; pastel; paper
Measurements: 16 in x 23 1/2 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
A sperm whaling scene possibly painted by someone who was on a whaler. Painted on the verso side of a chart.