Graphic Illustrations of Animals

Made:
1840-1850 in London and London and England

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'Commerce - Spermaceti, Ambergris', c 1845. Detail from print. coloured lithograph. 'The Whale' / by Benjamin
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print: coloured lithograph: 'The Whale' / by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, [c1850], Plate XIII from the volume "Graphic
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print: coloured lithograph: 'The Whale' / by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, [c1850], Plate XIII from the volume "Graphic
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

print. coloured lithograph. 'The Whale' / by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, [c1850], Plate XIII from the volume "Graphic Illustrations of Animals, showing their utility to man, in their services during life, and uses after death", J Graf, Printer, published by Roake and Varty, 31 Strand, London. Unsuccesfully fishing for a whale with harpoon with titled vignettes of Sperm [cachelot] Whale fishery; For light - as a guide to mariners [lighthouse using whale oil lamp]; Cutting off the blubber; Commerce - Spermaceti, Ambergris [woman purchasing items in pharmacy]; Manufacture - oil works [from the blubber]; Agriculture - for manure; The Whalebone [from baleen whales - for umbrella spokes and woman's dress frames...]; For Food [Inuit cooking]; For Light - sperm oil and candle [spermaceti, chandelier lamp].

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1990-552/13
type:
prints
status:
Permanent collection

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