"Sperm Whaling: The Piece and the Boarding Knife"

hand colored lantern slide

PHOTOGRAPHS - LANTERN SLIDES
Murphy, Robert Cushman
USA, MA, New Bedford
circa 1913
glass
4 x 3-1/4 in.

Hand colored lantern slide; photograph by Robert Cushman Murphy while on brig DAISY, circa 1913; handwritten on slide, "Sperm Whaling/ The Piece and the Boarding Knife"; black whaleman with knife.


1973.189.11

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