Bailing Case Aboard the Bark Sunbeam

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Small black and white copy photograph, detail of cutting in aboard bark Sunbeam. Black man either in or on whale's head, bailing spermacetti into a bucket with a smaller bucket; larger tub full in foreground. Written below photograph: "(BAILING A 32 BARREL CASE) Sunbeam 1904". C. W. Ashley photograph 217-221 #221.