Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Place made: Italy, Emilia-Romagna, Bologna, Bologna
Date made: 1613
Materials: ink; laid paper; color wash
Measurements: 14 in x 9 1/4 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Page 686 (verso 685) from the book "De cetis" (Liber 1) by Ulyssis Aldrovandi, first edition (1613). Hand-colored. Depicts part of a whale. Verso also depicts what appears to be a ring of bone or baleen from a whale. With text in Latin.