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

Reference Number: PUBL-0027-09

A whale blows while on its front, and another whale also blows in the right background. A rowboat in the right foreground is right up to the side of the whale and one man aboard sticks his harpoon into the whale's side. The mother ship is in the left distance.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings and Natural history prints, related to William Swainson, 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-014053)

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