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Peche a la Baleine (After Ambroise Louis Garneray)

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: aquatint
Maker: Himely, Sigismond
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1800-1899
Materials: ink; color wash; paper
Measurements: 13 in x 18 1/2 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Classification: whales

hand-colored aquatint depicting men in whaleboats harpooning a whale.


AF-WF-0838

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thumbnail Peche a la Baleine. Proof
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Garneray, Ambroise Louis; Himely, Sigismond
1800-1899
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