Cutting in a Sperm Whale: View 5

Jaw on Deck with Blubber Removed

zoomable artifact image here

Description

Photograph of cutting in a sperm whale on the whaling bark California.  Image shows jaw after blubber has been removed. Accompanying date lists jaw spar as 18' l.o.a., and jaw pans 7'.

Handwritten in lower right negative, "Copyright 1903/ H.S. Hutchinson & Co."; lower left corner backwards "6". Whaling.