Objects

Whale Hunting

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: 8 in x 10 1/4 in
Nomenclature: whaling scenes
Classification: whales

Hand-colored stipple engraving showing three whaleboats and a harpoon-studded whale in an Arctic seascape. A seal slides off of a patch of ice in the left-hand foreground. Title, artist attributions, and publisher information printed below the image. "XI p. 125" printed above.


AF-XB-2563

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