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Ten whaling scenes, from a Japanese book
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: woodcut
Maker: Hattori, Toru; Japan Fisheries Association
Place made: Japan, Tokyo
Date made: 1888
Materials: ink; paper; mounted
Measurements: 4 3/4 in x 8 1/4 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Black and white diagram of attacking, capturing, and cutting a whale at sea. Several boats surround a whale with an exposed fin and back. Sailors cast a net across the whale's back and prepare to strike.