Logbook KWM 822

Catalog No.:  KWM 822

Artist/Maker:  John M. Folger 

Date Made: 1851       

Object Name:  Logbook 

Description:  Illustration of sperm whale from logbook KWM822 page 274, Ship MONTICELLO of Nantucket, 1850 – 1853.  Text reads “A true specimen of a New Zealand whale taken in the latitude of south 34.01 Longitute 178=east.  Taken by the Ship Monticello of Nantucket Mass. John M. Folger, Master, 1851.  William A. Folger Ship Monticello”

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