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Warships and a Spouting Whale

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Warships and a Spouting Whale

17th century
120 x 266 mm (4.7 x 10.5 in.)

Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian, (1607–1677)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
State: Only state
Print impression quality: Good
Edition: Removed from Vertue’s “Description of the works of the Ingenious Delineator and Engraver Wenceslaus Hollar, disposed into Classes of Different Sorts, and with some account of his Life” (London, 1759), 2nd edition; Cutter WQ53/H73/YV
Marks: Signed in plate below margin, center right: “W. Hollar inu: et sculp: 1665. Peter Stent exc:”
Marks: Watermark: ProPatria (Churchill 127-153)
Bibliography: Parthey 1275; Pennington 1275.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), before 1953
Accession Number: 1983.7.6

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  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
  • boats - Use for watercraft generally smaller and less seaworthy than ships and generally not designed to cross large open waters. [June 1995 related term added.]
  • marine views - Use For Term
  • ships - Use for watercraft generally larger and more seaworthy than boats; usually propelled by sails or engines.
  • whales

  • plate Dimensions: 120 x 266 mm (4.7 x 10.5 in.)

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