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Capture of a Sperm Whale


Martha's Vineyard Museum

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About this artifact

This is a B & W photographic print of a colored lithograph made from drawings. In the foreground a whaleboat and its crew about to kill a whale. Behind it, a whaleboat is being capsized by another whale.

c. 1862
Width: 26.1/4" Height: 17"
Drawings by A.Van Best [sic] & R. S. Gifford
Endicott & Co.

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