September 14, 2009

The Herring, The Cod, The Whale


That's a pleasing whale right there.

colored wood engraving
1812, artist Mme. Dufrénoy
from The New York Public Library

2 comments:

Ms. Moon said...

Why does this remind me of Cape Cod Boys They Have No Sleds, Heave Away! Heave Away! ?

downtown guy said...

They sled downhill on codfish heads, we are bound for Australia!

Dunno, but now it does me as well.