Boats Approaching a Whale, plate II of Whale Fishery from Foreign Field Sports, Fisheries, Sporting Anecdotes, etc.

Matthew Dubourg, English, 1786 - 1820
after John Heaviside Clark, English, 1770 - 1863



Hand-colored aquatint on wove paper

Plate: 7 3/16 × 9 3/16 in. (18.2 × 23.4 cm)

Sheet: 9 1/16 × 12 5/8 in. (23 × 32 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund



Edward Orme, London, England


Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower center margin : BOATS APPROACHING A WHALE. / Published & Sold Feb.y [y in superscript] [st in superscript] 1813, by Edw.d [d in superscript] Orme, Bond St. London; inscribed, in plate, lower left: Clark del.; inscribed, in plate, lower right: M. Dubourg sculp.t [t in superscript].


The Old Print Shop, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1953.

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