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The Hinder Part of the Head of the Unicorn as it looks towards the Neck. The outside as it looks at the underpart

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: etching
Maker: unknown
Place made: United Kingdom
Date made: date unknown
Materials: ink; laid paper; mounting
Measurements: 12 in x 8 1/4 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Classification: whales

Uncolored engraving divided into three parts. Top, a view of a skull of some cetacean, captioned "The hinder part of the head of the Unicorn as it looks towards the neck". Middle, a beached male whale, and a long strand of whalebone lying beside it, labelled "G". Bottom, another view of the narwhal skull with two broken-off pieces of horn; it is seen from the side, facing right, and captioned "The outside as it looks att [sic] the Under part"


AF-NB-0315

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