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Title: "Cutting in a Sperm Whale"

Accession Number: 2009.22.58
Type: photograph
Maker: H.S. Hutchinson & Co.
Date: 1903
Materials: paper
Description: Photograph taken looking forward on the starboard side of a whaleship, showing three men standing on a cutting stage, working to sever the jaw of a sperm whale; printed lightly in white on front of photograph in bottom left corner is "Copyright 1903/ H.S. Hutchinson + Co."; "3" in the opposite bottom corner; back of photograph has remenants of black paper adhered to it, suggesting that the photograph had, at one time, been glued to a page.

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