'Whale or Greenland Fishery', 1720, (1946). Creator: Elisha Kirkall.

'Whale or Greenland Fishery', 1720, (1946).  Creator: Elisha Kirkall.

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'Whale or Greenland Fishery', 1720, (1946). British whaling ships off the coast of Greenland: sailors in small rowing boats hunt whales with harpoons; men attack a polar bear at bottom left, and a walrus is shot and clubbed on the right. From "British Polar Explorers", by Admiral Sir Edward Evans. [Collins, London, 1946]

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  1. Elisha Kirkall, attributed to: British: Artist, printmaker, engraver
  1. Thomas Baston: British: Artist, painter, engraver
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  1. William Collins: British: Publisher, publishers, publishing company, publishing house
  2. Edward Evans: British: Naval officer, Antarctic explorer, author, writer

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  1. Landscape

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 5752x3840
File Size : 64,710kb


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