Objects

Luminous Arch and Weather Gall

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Lewis, F. C.; Baldwin, Cradock & Joy
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1818
Materials: ink; paper; color wash
Measurements: 11 in x 8 1/4 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Classification: whales

Single page with two hand-colored stipple engravings. Marked "XVII" and "p. 196." Top engraving, four whales, three whaleboats, and a ship in an icy sea under a pale arch of light, entitled "Luminous Arch." Lower engraving, three ships under a stormy sky, and a spouting whale in the far right, near the lower corner. Labeled "Weather Gall." Artist and printer information is printed below. Published at "Paternoster Row, May 15, 1818."


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