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Title: Man sitting on whale, fantasy

Accession Number: 2001.12.33
Type: photo-engraving
Maker: Burns, Milton J.
Date: 1894
Materials: paper
Description: Photo-engraving, half tone, engraver's proof of illustration by Milton J. Burns; fantasy (?), man straddling what appears to be a whale, holding it's fin, sea birds are circling and he is attempting to scare them away, sharks appear to be circling in the water; signed in the plate lower left "BurnS./ 94-"; pencil sketch in lower right of sheet.

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