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South Sea Whale Fishery Engraving After William J. Huggins (English, 1781-1845)

English, ca 1825. An engraving entitled South Sea Whale Fishery, after the painting by W.J. Huggins, engraved by T. Sutherland, and inscribed A representation of the Ships 'Amelia Wilson' & 'Castor' off the Island of Bouro, with their boats and crew in the various process of fishing, showing the manner the Spermacetti Whales are caught, also the mode of cutting them into the ship & boiling the oil upon deck. Framed; 21.75 x 24.75 in. (sight), 26.25 x 29.25 in. (frame).

Condition:

Toning.

Estimate: $200 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$128
06/07/2019

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