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Dead blackfish on a beach

Dead blackfish on a beach

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Description (Brief)
black and white stereograph mounted on buff colored cardstock; photograph by J. Freeman; handwritten on verso "Blackfish / Gift of Est. of Dr. Wm. Sturgis Bigelow / 4 June 1927"; printed on recto "J. Freeman, / Nantucket."; image of dead blackfish lying on beach, three in foreground lie perpendicular to remaining group; men seated sporadically on the dead fish; single masted sail boat anchored offshore in background
Object Name
stereograph
date made
mid-late 1800s
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Nantucket Island
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
2012.3033.0554
nonaccession number
2012.3033
catalog number
2012.3033.0554
subject
Men
Whaling
Sailing Ships
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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