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Title: The Loss of the ESSEX

Accession Number: 1973.899.96
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS
Type: photograph
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Description: Glossy copy photograph of old engraving entitled below picture: "THE LOSS OF THE 'ESSEX'." Signed in lower left corner "VAN D". Whale spouting, flukes in air; ship in background capsizing; whaleboat and its occupants upside down in air over whale's back.

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