Image Archive



Detailed Record


Title: Whaling Vessels among a School of Sperm Whales off Hawaii, 1833

Accession Number: 1955.491
Category: PRINTS - AQUATINTS
Type: aquatint
Maker: Hulsart, C. B.
Place: South Pacific Ocean, Hawaiian Islands
Date: After December 16, 1833
Materials: paper
Description: Framed aquatint of famous Rotch Fleet; ENTERPRISE, HOUQUA, POCAHONTAS and WILLIAM ROTCH among a school of sperm whales off the coast of Hawaii. "Antiques" of 2/64, pg. 136 has advertisement for Old Print Shop: "Rare aquatint December 16, 1833, J. Hill after T. Birch from a sketch by C.B. Hulsart who lost an arm aboard the whaleship SUPERIOR of New London, and was aboard ENTERPRISE at the time".

Mystic Seaport Image ID m151164    Information regarding reproductions