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Accident to the boats

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: wood engraving
Maker: Prior, William Henry
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1890-1893
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 3 1/4 in x 5 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Classification: whales

Colored engraving depicting a shattered rowboat, with six men clinging to it or floundering in the water around it, directly in front of a whale with its tail in the air. In the background, another rowboats, several icebergs, and two large ships are visible.


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