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Title: Towing the Whaling Bark SWALLOW

Accession Number: 1973.899.7
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS
Type: photograph
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Place: USA, MA, New Bedford
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Description: Black and white photograph of whaling bark SWALLOW being towed by tugboat down river. Starboard broadside view, sails furled, flying house flag. In foreground, from left to right: fish shack, wharf with barrels, tugboat. Across river, buildings with signs: "BINNACLE & SIGNAL OILS. / ALL KINDS OF MACHINERY OILS." Nye Oil Works, New Bedford, MA. Dimensions: 9 3/8 by 7 5/8 inches.

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