Cutting in a Sperm Whale: View 12

Blanket Piece

zoomable artifact image here

Description

Photograph of cutting in a sperm whale on the whaling bark California.  Image shows lowering the "blanket piece" into the blubber room.  One man is visible.  

Handwritten in lower left negative, "Copyright 1903/ H.S. Hutchinson & Co."; lower right "14". Whaling.