Grampus [Killer whale] William Bell
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Grampus [Killer whale]
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
- Image reference: RS-8506
- The Royal Society
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