Portrait of crewmen from whaling ship SUNBEAM

cabinet photograph

PHOTOGRAPHS
ST. HELENA
Circa 1888
6.38 x 4.13 x 0

Cabinet photograph, albumen print mounted on dark green card with gold beveled edges; portrait of three men (two white men standing, black man sitting), presumed to be crewmen from whaleship SUNBEAM; two men holding scrimshawed riding crops; handwritten label on back identifies location as St. Helena, and Walter C. Van Horn standing on left; Collected by Walter C. Van Horn while on board whaling bark SUNBEAM, 1886-1890.


1989.71.41

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