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Title: "Sperm Whaling, Whale's up"

Accession Number: 1973.189.56
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/ Whale's up", men sighting whale from masthead lookout; black whalemen.

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