Baby whale being stripped of blubber, Kaikoura

Baby whale being stripped of blubber, Kaikoura
Date
1910
Ref
1/2-022935-F
Description

Baby whale being stripped of blubber, Kaikoura, circa 1910. At the back, men stand on a larger whale. Caption below reads: The baby whale showing thickness of blubber. Photographer unidentified.

Note on back of file print reads "One of two whales caught; caption on original print read: "It is almost impossible to realise the magnitude of these animals, but compare the height of the man standing alongside the thing. He is six feet high and that is the baby whale."

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).

Physical Description: Film negative

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Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Film negative
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