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Steamers as whalers.

Image ID: 834472

Steamers as whalers. (1893)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Steamers as whalers.

Published Date

: 1893

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 18 x 25 cm. (7 x 9 3/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "The advantages of using steamers as whalers are so many that probably we shall soon see sailing vessels entirely superseded. The above picture shows a harpooner in the act of firing a harpoon from a gun especially constructed for the purpose. To the end of the harpoon a stout rope is attached, which uncoils as the weapon flies to the mark while the struck fish is diving, and which serves to haul the whale, when dead, alon ....
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Original Source

: From The picture magazine. George Newnes Ltd., 1893-1896) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Whaling

Source Description

: 2 folders (55 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 834472

Record ID

: 707966

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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