An American colored lithograph maritime whale hunt scene. Originally published in 1859 this is a later reprint.
Sperm Whaling, The Chase
Matted and gilt and ebonized frame
After Albert Van Beest (Dutch, 1820-60) | Robert Swain Gifford (American, 1840-1905)
Framer label (on reverse): Established 1870 / J. Assenheim & Son / Importers of Paintings Etchings-Sportings, Etc. / Fine Picture Framing / 37 New Street / New York.
Width 23 Depth 0.75 Height 19 inches
Sight: Width 17 Height 12.5 inches
Note: some yellowing.