Cutting in a Sperm Whale: View 13

Trying Out the Blubber

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Description

Photograph from the whaling bark California.  Image shows trying out the blubber with three men visible.  One of the men is dropping a piece of blubber into the try pot.  

"Copyright 1903/ H.S. Hutchinson & Co."; lower right "16" blurred. Whaling. Slide 78-3.