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"Dangers of the Whale Fishery". An early representation of a whale boat being upended by the prey. This theme would be common in much 19th Century marine art . In: "An account of the Arctic regions with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery", by W. Scoresby. 1820. P. 588, Vol. II. Plate Library Call Number G742 .S42 1820 .

Image ID: libr0415, Treasures of the NOAA Library Collection


Category: Treasure/Arctic/Marine Mammals/Whales Art/

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