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Whale Fishery (155)

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: unknown
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1700-1799
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 4 in x 6 1/2 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Classification: whales

Colored engraving depicting a whaling scene with a large ship flying a flag with a white cross on blue in the top quadrant by the flagpole, and two men killing a seal in the foreground. Title is printed above the image. The number 155 is printed on right, inset into image.


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