French engraving sperm whale

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Ahab and the Carpenter The Cabin. First Day The Chase. Second Day The Chase. Third Day Epilogue.

Ambroise Louis Garneray

Whales: Historic Antique Lithographs, Engravings on Whaling

But I pass that matter by. In the previous chapter Colnett and Cuvier have been referred to. Huggins's is far better than theirs; but, by great odds, Beale's is the best. All Beale's drawings of this whale are good, excepting the middle figure in the picture of three whales in various attitudes, capping his second chapter. His frontispiece, boats attacking Sperm Whales, though no doubt calculated to excite the civil scepticism of some parlor men, is admirably correct and life-like in its general effect.

"The Sperm Whale"

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Ambroise Louis Garneray 19 February — 11 September was a French corsair , painter and writer. He served under Robert Surcouf and Jean-Marie Dutertre , and was held as prisoner-of-war by the British for eight years after being captured before being repatriated at the conclusion of the Napoleonic Wars , continuing his career as a painter until his death in At thirteen, he joined the Navy as a seaman, encouraged by his cousin, Beaulieu-Leloup , commander of the frigate Forte "the Stout one". Garneray sailed from Rochefort to the Indian Ocean with the frigate division under Sercey , to which the Forte belonged.