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NOAA Photo Library Image - libr0416

"Baleana mysticetus, or Common Whale." Scoresby's work helped demythologize the whale with his true-to-life images. This was the Northern Right Whale. . 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 XII. Library Call Number G742 .S42 1820 .

Image ID: libr0416, Treasures of the NOAA Library Collection

Category: Treasure/Natural History/Marine Mammals/Whales Art/

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