Anonymous
1744

A Whale Female and the Windlass

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A Whale Female and the Windlass whereby the Whales are brought on shore

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Copper-plate engraving of a dead whale lying on the Greenland shore prior to butchering. A worker has marked a grid on the whale and is about to begin work removing the blubber with a large flensing tool. Shows windlasses and a sled used to haul the carcass ashore. Originally published in 1619, this state is from Churchill's Collection of Voyages & Travel (1744) vol. I. Page 444.

CREATOR: Anonymous

PUBLICATION DATE: 1744

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Greenland

BODY OF WATER: N/A

CONDITION: Fair  Some light foxing. Good platemark and margins. Remnants of old glue on verso only at margins.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: Unknown

SIZE: 10 " x 6 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 0

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