This is one of many magnificent murals painted in cities across America, Canada, Australia, Japan, France, the world. This image comes from photos I took while visiting Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. It is titled Whaling Wall #42 "East Coast Humpbacks" - Original painting by Wyland. I wish I'd taken more pictures, better pictures, but you can get an idea of the beauty and dramatic impact of Wyland's work. This link will take you to a list of the 100 Whaling Walls and information on each of these masterpieces. They will take your breath away and steal your heart.
We need to be shepherds of our planet; Earth is more fragile than we care to believe, and we do have the ability to make a difference (for better or worse). Our seas are our future, and these murals bring to everyone the beauty of life in the oceans of the world.
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