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Grampus [Killer whale] by William Bell

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£17.49
Grampus [Killer whale]
Open edition
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Print size 35.5 x 28.0 cm
Size of image:
30.5 x 21.5 cm
Frame: Unframed
Availability Ready to print

Image Details

Title:
Grampus [Killer whale]
Artist:
William Bell
Product code:
RS-8506
Edition type:
Open edition
Copyright:
© The Royal Society

About

Plate 16 for the paper "Observations on the structure and oeconomy of whales", by John Hunter, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society vol. 77 part 1 1787 pp.371-450. View of a twenty-four foot long male cetacean, showing its left side. According to the Hunter "it was caught in the mouth of the river Thames, in the year 1759, and brought up to Westminster Bridge in a barge". Numbered "I". Not signed.

Original: ink on paper. 1787

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