Objects

Whale Brought Along-side a Ship

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: colored aquatint
Maker: Dubourg, M.; Clark, John Heaviside; Orme, Edward
Place made: United Kingdom, England
Date made: 1813
Materials: ink; paper; pigment
Measurements: 8 1/2 in x 10 3/4 in
Nomenclature: whaling; whale fishery
Classification: fishing

Hand-colored aquatint (a method of etching a printing plate so that tones similar to watercolor washes can be reproduced). Detailed close-up view from the water looking up to the ship's hull and lower rigging, with four small boats clustered beside the ship, the sailors cutting at the mostly submerged whale


CC-P-0082

Related People

Clark, John Heaviside
Scottish
Scottish printmaker, ca. 1770-1836
View