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The Whale Fishery "Laying On"

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Currier, Nathaniel; Currier, Nathaniel
Place made: United States, New York
Date made: 1852
Materials: ink; paper; color wash; backing
Measurements: 10 in x 14 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Classification: whales

Hand-colored lithograph depicting two whaleboats rowing towards a spouting whale, with a whaleship and a mountainous landmass in the background. Title printed in a box at bottom centre of image. Artist and publisher information, the address "152 Nassau St. NY", and "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1852 by N. Currier, in the Clerk's Office of the District-Court of the Southern District of N.Y." printed in lower margin.


AF-WA-0010

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