Engraved Whaling Print
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2267
- Date / Time :
- February 20, 2005 11:00AM
Engraved Whaling Print, London, c. 1744, the image showing a scene with workers processing the blubber of a large whale on shore with a notation inscribed on a scroll reading: "A Whale Female and the Windlais whereby the Whales are brought on shore," the print likely from Churchill's A Collection of Voyages and Travels, notations at the top read "Vol. I, p. 507," 6 1/2 x 9 3/4 in., matted.