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Title: Whaling Brig SULLIVAN at Wharf with Other Whalers, April 9, 1905

Accession Number: 1973.899.182
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS
Type: photograph
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Place: USA, MA, New Bedford
Date: 1905-4-9
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Description: Black and white photograph of whaling brig SULLIVAN, April 9, 1905. Starboard stern view of vessel, starboard side to wharf. At the stern of the half-brig is a small shack with signs on it, including one for "ROSE LEAF BALM" (see 1973.899.168). Three other whalers in image. In foreground, barrels, possibly of oil. (Oil barrels were often covered with seaweed to prevent spoiling.)

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