Technology, Hunting, Animals, Fish, Whaling, Light producing apparatus, Harpooning
Upper images: Light producing apparatus - Spermaceti Whale: preparation for "flencing".
Middle image: "Harpooning the whale in the Artics Seas, for Lamp-oil and whaling harpoons"
Lower images: "Viginia myrtle yielding wax, Arachis nut yielding West Indian Oil, Sesamum yielding Persian Oil"
Wood engravings published ca 1880.
Original antique print
Unrelated text on reverse side.
Minor signs of age and use.
Page size: 35 x 24 cm (13.7 x 9.4")