Polar bear being hoisted on to the deck of a Dundee whaling ship

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Polar bear being hoisted on to the deck of a Dundee whaling ship
Lantern slide made of glass

Museum number 1972-351-31

This lantern slide shows a polar bear being hoisted on to the deck of a Dundee whaling ship. The bear has a chain around its upper body and is hanging limp. There is a whaleboat just behind the bear, with a string of washing above that.

Polar bear being hoisted on to the deck of a Dundee whaling ship
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