Cutting in a Right Whale: View 2

The Cutting In Stage

zoomable artifact image here

Description

Photograph of cutting in a right whale on the whaling bark California.  Image shows one man reeving through the head chain preparatory to cutting off the head.  

Handwritten in lower left negative "Copyright 1903/ H.S. Hutchinson & Co."; lower right "21". Whaling. From publication.