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Arctic fauna, lithograph, published in 1897 Featured Bowhead Whale Print

Arctic fauna, lithograph, published in 1897

Arctic fauna: 1) Polar bear (Ursus maritimus); 2) Wolverine (Gulo gulo); 3) Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus); 4) Mountain hare (Lepus timidus); 5) True lemming (Lemmus); 6) Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus); 7) Muskox (Ovibos moschatus); 8) Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus); 9) Northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus); 10) Sea otter (Enhydra lutris); 11) Bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus); 12) Narwhale (Monodon monoceros); 13) Rock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta); 14) Snowy owl (Bubo scandiacus); 15) Common eider (Somateria mollissima, male), 16) Common eider (Somateria mollissima, female); 17) Razorbill (Alca torda); 18) Iceland gull (Larus glaucoides). Lithograph after a drawing by Gustav MAOEtzel (German painter, 1839 - 1893), published in 1897

In Northwestern Alaska crews of eight men hunted huge bowhead whales in small skin boats Featured Bowhead Whale Print

In Northwestern Alaska crews of eight men hunted huge bowhead whales in small skin boats

In Northwestern Alaska crews of eight men hunted huge bowhead whales in small skin boats. This ivory bracket would have been lashed near the bow of the boat to hold the harpoon constantly at the ready. It is carved with a magical whale effigy, thus aiding successful whale hunting. Country of Origin: Northwest Alaska, USA. Culture: Eskimo. 19th Century, 6inches high x 3inches wide. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ British Museum, London . Location: 12

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