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Engraved Whaling Print

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2267
Lot:
612
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$353$300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2267
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 20, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

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.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

London, Churchill, Economy of Japan, Whale, Whaling

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