In praise of whales
18.875 in HIGH x 24.875 in WIDE
(47.94 cm HIGH x 63.18 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Allied Printing (#52, East Bay Cities) printed in black at the bottom left corner of the poster. "(c) copyright, Cody Publications" followed by an address printed in black at the bottom right corner of the poster. "for Nancy; Best wishes! Love Silva" handwritten in pencil at the bottom center of the poster.

Poster has black text, black and white images and a blue border printed on white paper. Frame surrouinding content is dotted, with illustrations of sea creatures and plants near the corners. Centered at the top in the frame is "in praise of whales" with "what am I that I should essay to hook the nose of this Leviathan! - Herman Melville" at the left and "but ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee. - The Book of Job" at the right. Below the title in the frame is an illustration of two whale bodies intertwined with "The Longest Journey" below. Centered on the poster is a circle with a map of the North American West Coast surrounded by different types of whales swimming in a circle around the graphic. To the left and right are sets of whales, one large and one small. At the bottom of the poster are five columns of text - three about the ancestry of whales, one with known companions, and the last about the California gray whale.
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