Objects

The Greenland Whale

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: wood engraving
Maker: Etherington, E.; WHF; T. Nelson & Sons
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1871-1893
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 4 3/4 in x 4 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Classification: whales

Colored engraving depicting a beached baleen whale, lying across the sand on a top-left to bottom-right diagonal, with a strait of water and several icebergs in the background. Artist names in the foreground at bottom edge, by some rocks. Below the image is the title, "THE GREENLAND WHALE."


AF-NX-2170F

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