The ship 'Harmony of Hull' killing a whale in Davis Strait

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The ship 'Harmony of Hull' killing a whale in Davis Strait
Print mounted on board

Museum number 1968-94-2

This black and white print shows a whaling scene from the late eighteenth or early nineteenth century. In the foreground a number of men are hunting seals on the ice while there are whaleboats after whales. To the centre right is a three masted whaling ship with some of her sails set and a number of small whaleboats beside her. There are other ships on the extreme left and right of the picture and a fourth sillhouetted against an iceberg on the horizon.

The ship 'Harmony of Hull' killing a whale in Davis Strait
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