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American Whalers Crushed in the Ice. "Burning the wrecks to avoid danger to other vessels"
American Whalers Crushed in the Ice. "Burning the wrecks to avoid danger to other vessels"
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Date:
ca. 1872
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Lithograph With Hand Coloring
Dimensions:
21.6 x 31.8 cm (image); 25.8 x 35.4 cm (sheet)
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Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1994.120.18
Acquisition Date:
1994-12-01
Credit Line:

Gift of Joseph Martin Jr.

against a backdrop of icebergs 3 sailing ships in pack ice; two of the ships are burning as crew members watch

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