Cutting in a Sperm Whale: View 6

Removing the Gum and Teeth

zoomable artifact image here

Description

Photograph of cutting in a spem whale on the whaling bark California.  Image shows a man on deck removing the gum and teeth from the jaw of the whale.    

Two men visible. Handwritten lower right negative "Copyright 1903/ H.S. Hutchinson & Co."; lower left "7". Whaling. Slide 78-5.