Shooting the Harpoon at a Whale, plate 4 of Whale Fishery from Foreign Field Sports, Fisheries, Sporting Anecdotes, etc.

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

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1813

Hand-colored aquatint on wove paper

Plate: 7 3/16 × 9 1/8 in. (18.3 × 23.2 cm)

Sheet: 8 1/4 × 10 13/16 in. (21 × 27.5 cm)

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

PR.953.30.3

Publisher

Edward Orme, London, England

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: SHOOTING THE HARPOON AT A WHALE.; inscribed, in plate, lower left: J.H. Clark del; inscribed, in plate, lower center: Published & Sold, March 1.st [st in superscript] 1813 by Edw.d [d in superscript] Orme, Bond St. London.; inscribed, in plate, lower right: Dubourg sculp.t [t in superscript]

Provenance

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

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