Wellington Harbour Board : Photograph of Joe Perano Senior and Arthur Heberly, standing inside the mouth of a whale, Tipi Bay, Cook Strait

Wellington Harbour Board : Photograph of Joe Perano Senior and Arthur Heberly, standing inside the mouth of a whale, Tipi Bay, Cook Strait
Date
1918
By
Wellington Harbour Board
Ref
PAColl-8880
Description

Photograph of Joe Perano Senior standing with one of his men, Arthur Heberly, on the tongue of a right whale at Tipi Bay, Cook Strait, in 1918. Shows the whale's baleen, with its matted hairy fibres, hanging down either side of the whale's mouth above the shoulders of the men. The Tipi Bay factory is behind. Photographer unidentified.

When this photograph was taken the station at Tipi Bay was about six years old.

Source of descriptive information - Don Grady, The Perano Whalers of Cook Strait, 1911-1964 (Wellington [N.Z.] : Reed, 1982) p 32

Source of title - Title supplied by Library

Quantity: 1 b&w copy photographic print(s).

Physical Description: Resin-coated paper print, 16.5 x 21.6 cm

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Format
1 b&w copy photographic print(s), Photographs, Resin-coated paper prints, Resin-coated paper print, 16.5 x 21.6 cm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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