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Outlines of a humpback ; Aleutian islanders whale harpoon.

Image ID: 823819

Outlines of a humpback ; Aleutian islanders whale harpoon. (1874)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Outlines of a humpback ; Aleutian islanders whale harpoon.

Published Date

: 1874

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 19 x 26 cm. (7 1/2 x 10 in.)


: Printed on border: "With special reference to its short and broad pectorals, and to the parasites, commonly called barnacles, which adhere to the throat, pectorals, and caudal fin." Stains on image.

Original Source

: From Marine mammals of the north-western coast of North America, described and illustrated together with an account of the american whale-fishery. (New York : Putnam, 1874) Scammon, Charles Melville (1825-1911), Author.


: 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

: 823819

Record ID

: 691580

Digital Item Published

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

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