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A scene in Greenland - Pot-whale stranded, and ice-foxes.

Image ID: 823816

A scene in Greenland - Pot-whale stranded, and ice-foxes. (1893)

Image Details

Image Title

:  A scene in Greenland - Pot-whale stranded, and ice-foxes.

Published Date

: 1893

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 18 x 25 cm. (7 1/4 x 9 3/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "The pot-whale differs from the ordinary whale inasmuch as it defends itself with much vigour against its assailants, and sometimes succeeds in dangerously damaging and occasionally sinking the boats containing its pursuers. This is not astonishing when we consider that these whales measure from 25 to 35 yards in length, and some 13 to 14 yards around the body. The above illustration shows one of these pot-whales stranded ....
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Original Source

: From The picture magazine. George Newnes Ltd., 1893-1896) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- whale

Source Description

: 1 folder (31 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Wha

Digital ID

: 823816

Record ID

: 691568

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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