Cutting in a Sperm Whale: View 9

Hoisting the "Junk" Aboard

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Description

Photograph of cutting in a sperm whale on board the whaling bark California.  Image shows hoisting the "junk" aboard at the waist of the whaleship. Handwritten in lower right negative, "Copyright 1903/ H.S. Hutchinson & Co."; lower left "11". Whaling.