Crew making off whale blubber.

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Crew making off whale blubber
Original photograph by F. N. Gillies, Queen Street, Broughty Ferry
Photograph made of paper, mounted on card

Donated by Mr A. Taylor, Tayport, 1974
Museum number 1974-407-3

A statement beneath the sepia print reads: 'Crew making off Whale Blubber,' Making off meant cutting up whale blubber into pieces that could be easily stored below deck. The photograph reveals a busy scene on the deck of a whaling ship. On the far left background, men are working with large sections of blubber. On the right, men are chopping the blubber into cubes and in the foreground they are storing the cubes of blubber away.

Crew making off whale blubber.
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