Cutting in a Sperm Whale: View 2

The Jaw

zoomable artifact image here

Description

Photograph of cutting in a sperm whale on board the whaling bark California, probably off the coast of Japan.  Image shows men on cutting stage, severing jaw of sperm whale and the lower jaw being hoisted to deck.

Handwritten in lower left negative, "Copyright, 1903./ H.S. Hutchinson & Co."; lower right "3". Whaling.