Dead whale floating next to ship

Dead whale floating next to ship

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Description (Brief)
black and white stereograph mounted on mint green cardstock; photograph by J. Freeman; printed on recto "J. Freeman, / Nantucket"; image of a dead whale, with blood spreading around upper body and gills, floating in the water next to a schooner; men are crowded along entire side of schooner and in the rigging, one man standing on the dead whale
Object Name
stereograph
date made
mid-late 1800s
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Nantucket Island, Nantucket
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
2012.3033.0565
nonaccession number
2012.3033
catalog number
2012.3033.0565
subject
Men
Whaling
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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