Photograph of whaler and ice floes

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Photograph of whaler and ice floes
Photographic print

Donated by Perth Museum and Art Gallery, 1968
Museum number 1968-84-16x

This photograph shows a whaling ship at anchor hard by a floe of ice. The ship has her fore-topsail set but all the rest furled. She is rigged as a barque and has what appears to be an anchor chain descending from her stern into the water. In front of her and on both sides is a flat field of ice.

Photograph of whaler and ice floes
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