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Title: Trypots and Men at Barrels Mincing the Blubber Ready for the Trying Out while Aboard Whaler California, 1903

Accession Number: 1973.899.306
Type: photograph
Maker: H.S. Hutchinson & Co.
Date: 1903
Description: Black and white photograph of trypots aboard whaler CALIFORNIA. Four men at barrel, two smoking chimnies of brick tryworks in background. Identical to photo in copyrighted series which has caption: "15. Cutting in a sperm whale / Mincing the 'Blubber' ready for the trying out." 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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