About this object

History of use

Personal records of early designs.

Cultural context

contemporary art

Physical description

Profile whale on paper with pencil squares, taped on all sides to larger heavier paper. Whale has curvilinear body; large eye ovoid; u form on snout; open mouth exposes upper and lower teeth; profile raven at mid-section, head pointing to whale's head; u form at top of head; large eye ovoid; double ovoid on slightly open beak; wing below head has large ovoid and three downward turning feathers. Small vertical face with eye area joining bent brow, curled nose above lip band, curved pointed teeth, at side on right above tail flukes. Signed 'Reid' at lower corner on right; numeral nineteen at upper corner on right.