Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Whalers
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, artist
    1775–1851
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: Chelsea, England, United Kingdom
    D. Appleton & Company, publisher
    active 1831–1933
  • Whalers, date unknown
  • The Turner Gallery
  • Where object was made: United States
  • line engraving
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 381 x 285.8 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 x 11 1/4 in
  • Transfer from Kenneth Spencer Research Library
  • Not on display
  • 1970.0049.08
Description

Monochromatic seascape. There is a boat at lower right with two masts and sails on the top half of the masts. There are birds in the bottom right corner. There are smaller boats with figures at lower left. The horizon line is approximately two-thirds from the top. The sun is left of center in the image. There is a title in capital letters centered below the image.