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18. 18th century. 35 x 27.5 cm, engraving, showing whales, polar bears and walruses, and sailors hunting a walrus from a dinghy. Very slight toning, tiny amount of wear to edges, otherwise very good. § Likely a scene from Willem Barentsz’s third expedition in search of the Northwest Passage..... More