Wilhelm Whales T.LXXVIII of Delphinus Phocaena and Delphis. Delphinus Phocaena is commonly known as the Harbor Porpoise. The Delphinus Delphis is commonly known as the Short Beaked Dolphin.
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″.
Delphinus Phocaena, Delphinus Delphis, Harbor Porpoise, Short Beaked Dolphin, antique whale engravings of dolphins.
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