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Many people know of the tale of Captain Ahab's pursuit of the whale Moby Dick from the novel by Herman Melville. Few know that it was based on a true event when the whaler Essex was sunk by an enraged sperm whale far out in the Pacific in November 1820, an event which set in train one of the most...

  • Id: moby-dick-b2p-116
  • Name: MOBY DICK
  • Media: Oil on canvas
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  • Section: ADVENTURES
  • Book 2 Page: 116