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Title: "Sperm whaling, Grinding blubber spades"

Accession Number: 1973.189.41
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - LANTERN SLIDES
Type: hand colored lantern slide
Maker: Murphy, Robert Cushman
Place: USA, MA, New Bedford
Date: circa 1913
Materials: glass
Description: Hand colored lantern slide; photograph by Robert Cushman Murphy while on brig DAISY, circa 1913; handwritten on slide, "Sperm whaling; Grinding blubber spades".

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