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Title: Men Cutting into Sperm Whale with Junk Nearly Clear on Starboard Side of Whaler CALIFORNIA, 1903

Accession Number: 1973.899.307
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS
Type: photograph
Maker: H.S. Hutchinson & Co.
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Date: 1903
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Description: Black and white photograph of cutting stage on starboard side of whaler CALIFORNIA. Men astride stage, water churning below. Identical to photo in copyrighted series which has caption: "10. Cutting in a sperm whale / 'Junk' nearly clear. This is with the exception of the case the most / valuable portion of the whale as well as the heaviest." 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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