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South Sea Whale Fishery. : A Representation of Boats attacking a Sperm Whale from Descriptions given by Experienced Masters and Officers in the South Sea Fishery.

  • ARTIST: William Huggins

  • MEDIUM: Aquatint and engraving handcolored,

    DATE: 1834.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 16 x 25" (40.6 x 63.5 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Painted by W. J. Huggins, Marine Painter to his Majesty, and Published at 105 Leadenhall Street, London. Engraved by E. Duncan.


  • CONDITION: Fair condition, color faded. Rubbing in margins and small tear in lower right corner.

  • REFERENCE: Brewington #153.