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An 18th century illustration of whaling

HARRIS, John.

The Whale Fishery and Killing the Bears.
London, c.1746. 335 x 225mm.

Published in John Harris' 'Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca, or Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels'. The top image shows sailors slaughtering bears. The lower image shows whales, a harpoon, a spear, the morse, the 'sea unicorn' (a narwhal?) and the whale louse (actually a relative of the skeleton shrimp, and not an insect).


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Stock Id :20363

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An 18th century illustration of whaling

HARRIS, John.

The Whale Fishery and Killing the Bears.
London, c.1746. 335 x 225mm.

Published in John Harris' 'Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca, or Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels'. The top image shows sailors slaughtering bears. The lower image shows whales, a harpoon, a spear, the morse, the 'sea unicorn' (a narwhal?) and the whale louse (actually a relative of the skeleton shrimp, and not an insect).


Stock ID : 20363

£90

£90

Return To Listing