The Whale Fishery, "Laying On"
Hand-colored lithograph on wove paper
sheet: 10 1/16 x 14 1/8 in. (25.5 x 35.8 cm)
image: 8 1/4 x 12 13/16 in. (21 x 32.5 cm)
a1-1991.285.19: 14 1/4 × 11 1/2 in. (36.2 × 29.2 cm)
a2-1991.285.19: 7 3/4 × 5 1/2 in. (19.7 × 14 cm) (show scale)
Signed, below plate, lower left, printed: "LITH & PUB. BY N. CURRIER,".
Inscribed, below plate, lower left, printed: "LITH & PUB. BY N. CURRIER,"; below plate, lower center, printed: "THE WHALE FISHERY 'LAYING ON'". / Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1852 by N. Currier, in the Clerk's Office of the District-Court of the Southern District of N. Y."; beow plate, lower right, pritned: "152 NASSAU STREET N.Y.".
Gift of Mrs. Harry Elbaum in honor of Daniel Brown, art critic
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Nathaniel Currier (American, 1813-1888). The Whale Fishery, "Laying On," 1852. Hand-colored lithograph on wove paper, sheet: 10 1/16 x 14 1/8 in. (25.5 x 35.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Harry Elbaum in honor of Daniel Brown, art critic, 1991.285.19 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1991.285.19_PS1.jpg)
overall, 1991.285.19_PS1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2007
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