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South Sea whale fishery. A representation of the ships AMELIA WILSON and CASTOR off the island of Bouro...

Date: 1 January 1825
Dimensions:
Overall: 550 x 700 mm
Medium: Coloured engraving on paper.
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Art
Object Name: Engraving
Object No: 00003840
Place Manufactured:England

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    Engraving published by William John Huggins titled 'South sea whale fishery. A representation of the ships AMEILA WILSON and CASTOR off the island of Bouro - with their boats and crew in the various process of fishing, shewing the manner of the spermacetti whales are caught also the mode of cutting them into the ship & boiling the oil upon deck'.

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