The prince of whales

December 1992
Yankee;Dec92, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p136
Describes the `Prince of Whales' tour of 1881, the brainchild of George Newton of Monson, Massachusetts. How Newton was inspired to create the tour; Promoter and partner, Fred Engelhardt of Chicago; Carcass of blue whale taken from near Boston; Opening in Chicago; Why people began losing interest in the tour; Excerpted from the summer 1988 issue of `The Log of Mystic Seaport,' courtesy of Douglas Stein, curator of manuscripts.


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