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Title: Men Cutting into Sperm Whale, the Junk Coming in at the Waist, on Starboard Side of Whaler CALIFORNIA, 1903

Accession Number: 1973.899.304
Type: photograph
Maker: H.S. Hutchinson & Co.
Date: 1903
Description: Black and white photograph of starboard side of whaler CALIFORNIA, view of cutting stage from deck. Huge whale head on chains coming aboard. Identical to photo in copyrighted series which has caption: "11. Cutting in a sperm whale / The 'Junk' coming in at the waist." See Cutting in a Whale, a series of twenty-five photographs taken aboard bark CALIFORNIA. Copyrighted 1903 by H. S. Hutchinson & Co., New Bedford, MA. See 1947.1596.

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