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The Spermaceti Whale - Beale
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Stewart, James; Lizars, William Home
Place made: United Kingdom, Scotland, Edinburgh
Date made: 1837
Materials: ink; paper; mounted
Measurements: 4 in x 6 1/2 in
Nomenclature: natural history
A whale blows while on its front, and another whale also blows in the right background. A rowboat in the right foreground is right up to the side of the whale and one man aboard sticks his harpoon into the whale's side. The mother ship is in the left distance.