1560 Gesner Whale attacks ship

1560 Gesner Whale attacks ship

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Caption: Whale attacking ship. Woodcut with old colouring. Gesner "Icones Animalium" publ. Christof Froschover, Zurich, 1560. Gesner notes that these cetaceans are copied from Olaus Magnus' Carta Marina of 1539.

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