1920 Print Maori Tribesmen Attack School Whales Zealand ORIGINAL HISTORIC ILW2


This is an original 1920 halftone print of a Maori Tribesman Attacking a school of whales stranded on the New Zealand Coast. These tribesmen took advantage of these "monsters" and collected oil that was valued at several hundred dollars. It's also stated that if the native people had efficient oil plants, the value of the oil could be valued at over a thousand dollars.


This 91+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 3.25 inches; 10 x 8 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: hunting, animal, harm