Wilhelm Whales T.LXXIII. Physalus, Boops and Mousculus. Physalus is a Fin or FinbackWhale, Boops, Mousculus or Blue Whale.
This small Austrian hand colored copper plate engraving on hand made rag paper. It is a historic portrayal of whales and whaling history. Published for Gottleib Wilhelm 1801-1820. Engraved by JJ Schmuzer. There are some minor imperfections due to age, but is in excellent condition overall. Paper size measures 4 3/4 x 8″ with the image size 4 x 6 1/2″.