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Facebook Twitter Email. In honor of the author's th birthday, Yorkshire's Burton Constable Hall wants to restore the fossilized sperm whale to the "same manner in which Melville first saw it. The foot specimen washed up on shore off England's east coast in and quickly attracted the attention of residents and researchers alike. A local doctor dissected the whale on location and conducted one of the first studies of the animal. It was displayed in Yorkshire, England, where it attracted tourists like Melville, who was bewitched by the whale's size and spectacle and even included its description in his seminal novel. The musuem is asking for missing pieces of the body back so they can restore it.

Museum pleads for return of Moby Dick whale’s missing bones

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A stately home has appealed for people to return bones from a whale skeleton described in the book Moby Dick. Burton Constable Hall in East Yorkshire displayed the skeleton of a male bull sperm whale since the s after it washed up on the Holderness coast. But over the years, the skeleton became neglected and many bones were taken for "souvenirs". Now the hall wants to restore the whale "to the manner in which it would have been seen by Herman Melville". The appeal was made as the hall prepares to mark the birth bicentenary of Melville, who wrote about the skeleton in his book. More East Yorkshire stories.

Museum tells locals to give its real-life 'Moby Dick' whale bones back, please

Burton Constable Hall is looking for its whale bones. The country estate in Yorkshire County, England was built in the s atop a 12th-century tower and is today a "building of exceptional interest" on the country's National Heritage list, which hosts tours and exhibitions, recreating Elizabethan England for visitors within its well-preserved interior and collections. The Hall achieved literary immortality in , when Herman Melville described the skeleton of a sperm whale displayed on the grounds in Moby-Dick; or, The Whale.
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