Scheeps-tocht, in den Jaare 1596. naar Nova Zembla ondernoomen.
Engraving. 280 x 345mm, 11 x 13½".
A depiction of the crew of Willem Barentsz's ship 'Mercury' trying to harvest the tusks of a herd of nearly 200 walruses they encounted on the Orange Islands near Novaya Zemlya. As it was more dificult than they expected they only came away with a few tusks.
See Ref No. 11025.
[Ref: 11028] £160.00