Objects

Whale diving when struck

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: wood engraving
Maker: Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1890-1893
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 2 in x 3 1/4 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Classification: whales

Colored engraving of a whale, on left, diving into the sea with only its tail and harpoon-studded back visible. To the right is a rowboat with six men, one of whom holds a harpoon. Under the image is the caption, "WHALE DIVING WHEN STRUCK."


AF-WX-2149H

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