Whales & Whaling | 18th-19th Century Antique Whale Prints

Whales Antique Lithographs, Engravings Shop Now, 18th and 19th century illustrations.
Whales Antique Lithographs, Engravings Shop Now, 18th and 19th century illustrations.

Buy Now Whales! Our antique whaling lithographs engravings are over 100 years old. Find Cetacea: Baleen, Beluga, Bowhead, Narwhal, Orca, Right, Sperm Whale.

We sell authentic antique lithographs and antique whale engravings published during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries at Anne Hall Antique Prints. Some of the antique book plates are sourced from American books while others come from European books.

Many books published during the 17th 18th and 19th centuries were illustrated. First books were illustrated with engravings. Some of the engravings were illuminated with water colors. They were printed from firstly from copperplate engraving. Later steel plate and wood engravings were faster to publish.

Other books were illustrated with whale lithographs. A lithograph was printed from a limestone plate. Some were hand colored while other lithographs were hand colored with watercolors. Moreover in the 1870’s through circa 1900 many lithographs were printed in colors. Each and every color from an individual key stoned limestone plate.  Hence the word chromolithography.

Furthermore when you purchase an antique print from us, you are buying a part of maritime history. We will provide you with documentation to keep with your antique whale lithograph or engraving.  All of our antique prints are in good condition and ready to frame.

Once you frame your antique prints you will enjoy seeing them on your wall. For years to come you will be reflecting your interest in whaling history. Shop now and enjoying buying antique prints from a leading American antique prints dealer.

Call us with any questions you may have at 413-245-4197.

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