Tail of a whale being lowered onto the deck of a Dundee whaling ship

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Tail of a whale being lowered onto the deck of a Dundee whaling ship
Lantern slide made of glass with metal frame

Donated by Mr Robert Ferguson in 1975
Museum number 1975-2-4-19

This lantern slide shows the tail of a whale being lowered on to the deck of a Dundee whaling ship. The tail is central to the picture, with both flukes vertical. There are a number of crewmen helping lower the tail, which is nearly three times as tall as they are.

Tail of a whale being lowered onto the deck of a Dundee whaling ship
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