sailors chopping up whale blubber on deck of ship

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Sailors chopping up whale blubber on deck of ship
Photograph made of paper

Museum number 1972-359-2

This photograph shows a busy scene on the deck of a whaling ship. There are sixteen men in the picture, chopping up blubber so it can be stowed below. On the left the men are working on large pieces, while on the right men at a small table are cutting the blubber into cubes.

sailors chopping up whale blubber on deck of ship
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