Photo click gallery
2nd November 2007
- Caption #1
Some pretend to see a difference between the Greenland whale of the English and the right whale of the Americans.
- Caption #2
But they precisely agree in all their grand features; nor has there yet been presented a single determinate fact upon which to ground.
- Caption #3
It is by endless subdivisions based upon the most inconclusive differences, that some departments of natural history.
- Caption #4
The right whale will be elsewhere treated of at some length.
- Caption #5
Under this head I reckon a monster which, by the various names.
- Caption #6
In the length he attains, and in his baleen.
- Caption #7
His great lips present a cable-like aspect, formed by the intertwisting, slanting folds of large wrinkles.
- Caption #8
His grand distinguishing feature, the fin, from which he derives his name, is often a conspicuous object.
- Caption #9
This fin is some three or four feet long, growing vertically from the hinder part of the back.
- Caption #10
Even if not the slightest other part of the creature be visible.
- Caption #11
When the sea is moderately calm, and slightly marked with spherical ripples.
- Caption #12
On that Ahaz-dial the shadow often goes back.
- Caption #13
The Fin-Back is not gregarious.
- Caption #14
He seems a whale-hater, as some men are man-haters.
- Caption #15
Very shy; always going solitary; unexpectedly rising to the surface.
- Caption #16
From having the baleen in his mouth, the Fin-Back is sometimes included with the right whale.
- Caption #17
Of these so called Whalebone whales, there would seem to be several varieties.
- Caption #18
How then? The baleen, hump, back-fin, and teeth; these are things whose peculiarities are indiscriminately dispersed among all sorts of whales.
- Default caption
But it may possibly be conceived that, in the internal parts of the whale, in his anatomy.
This demonstration is a follow on from the previous 'simple gallery' and addresses many of the feature that you have requested.
- Has a default image.
- Can have descriptive text.
- Can be expanded to have as many images as you like.
- Images can be any size.
- The thumbnail must be clicked to see the full size image.
- The full size image will stay visible until another image is clicked, and will be horizontally centered.
- Clicking anywhere else on the page will not affect the current image.
All this is achieved with just an unordered list and uses no links.
7th November 2007 : updated to remove the double click on the same image.
Tested IE6, IE7, Firefox, Netscape, Mozilla and Safari (PC), there are problems with this in Opera 9.2x but it works in the alpha release of Opera 9.5.
Download the new version using the following link