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Stewart, J., fl 1837 :The Spermaceti whale. Stewart delt. Lizars, sc. Edinburgh, Lizars, 1837

Reference Number: PUBL-0027-10

A whale tosses on its back, with its tail thrashing on the right. One rowboat in the right foreground is sinking with several men aboard, while another rowboat appears behind the whale. The mother ship is in the left distance, and another whale spouts in the centre distance.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings and Natural history prints, related to William Home Lizars, J Stewart, Greenland, Whaling and Whaleboats.

Part of:
Hamilton, Robert, M.D. :The natural history of the ordinary cetacea of whales ... with memoir and portrait of Lacepede. Edinburgh, Lizars, 1837 (Naturalist's library. Mammalia, vol VI), Reference Number PUBL-0027 (2 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Steel engraving, hand-coloured, 104 x 174 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-009090)

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