Tay Whale being lifted ashore

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Photograph of Tay Whale being lifted ashore, 1884
Photograph by Charles Johnson, Nethergate, Dundee
Made of card

Donated by Mr B. Graham, Broughty Ferry, 1988
Museum number 1988-271-1

This photograph shows the Tay Whale being lifted ashore by crane. The whale is held by its tail with part of a ship to the right of the picture and a crowd of people in the foreground. Many of the people seem to be looking toward the camera rather than watching the procedures.

Tay Whale being lifted ashore
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