'Taking the Walrus', c 1845.
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Vignette from a lithographic plate showing a man throwing grit at a walrus before clubbing it to death. Taken from 'The Seal and Walrus' in 'Graphic Illustrations of Animals - showing their utility to man in their services during life, and uses after death' (1845), illustrated by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins and R K Thomas and published by Thomas Varty. Printed by J Graf, C Graf, Day and Haghe.