Chart: Whale chart of the world, 1851; Matthew Maury; Matthew Maury


New Zealand Maritime Museum


Chart: Whale chart of the world, 1851

About this object

two copies of an 1851 chart of whale populations created by M.F Maury, AM Lieut, US Navy, derived from logbooks of whaling voyages.


Matthew Maury


Matthew Maury

Place Made

United States of America

Medium and Materials



Width: 965mm (3 3/16ft)
Height (mm): 635mm (2 1/16ft)

Subject and Association Keywords

Whaling & Sealing/[Maritime Trades]

Object Type

Plans & Charts/History

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