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The White Whale
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: print
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1800-1899
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 4 3/4 in x 7 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Colored engraving depicting a beached beluga with six stripes around the base of its tail, facing right, on a rocky shore. There is a ship in the background to the left. Title of image is printed below: "THE WHITE WHALE". The colorist has rendered the animal in a blue-green hue.