Jawbone and baleen being lifted aboard a whaling ship

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Jawbone and baleen being lifted aboard a whaling ship, circa 1900
Photograph made of paper

Donated by James Mathieson, 1968
Museum number 1968-40-10

This photograph shows the jawbone of a whale being lifted on board a whaling ship. There are chains attached to the arched jaw, and the baleen is trailing beneath. On the extreme left of the photograph is another length of bone, with cable running from top to bottom.

Jawbone and baleen being lifted aboard a whaling ship
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