Exhibition Catalogue - Turner and the Whale (2017)

Catalogue of Exhibition at Hull Maritime Museum (2017-18)

Exhibition catalogue 'Turner and the Whale' edited by Jason Edwards  (2017)Turner and the Whale,
Edited by Jason Edwards,
With contributions by Meg Boulton and Martha Cattell,
Published by Shire Publications, Osprey Publishing, 2017,
Supported by The National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund; Hull Culture & Leisure and Hull City Council; and the University of York.

ISBN: 978 1 78442 285 1 /ePub: 978 1 78442 286 8 / ePDF: 978 1 78442 287 5 / XML: 978 1 78442 288 2

Turner and the Whale is the catalogue accompanying the exhibition held at the Hull Maritime Museum from 7 October 2017 to 7 January 2018, co-curated by Professor Jason Edwards (University of York) and Martha Cattell (Hull Museums/University of York).  The exhibition was held as part of Hull’s programme as City of Culture in 2017.

Contents include:

‘Introduction: Turner and the Whale’ by Jason Edwards

‘The Hull School of Whale Painting’ by Martha Cattell

‘Turner and the Whale/rs, c.1845-46’ by Jason Edwards

‘Shopping and Scrimshandering: Whales as Commodity and Craft’ by Martha Cattell

‘Exploring Frozen Worlds: Inuit Art in the Hull Maritime Museum’ by Meg Boulton


Published 10 August 2018

Main image: cover detail from 'Turner and the Whale', edited by Jason Edwards, Shire Publications, 2017

View all our collaborations