Portrait of three crewmen from whaleship SUNBEAM holding scrimshawed riding crops

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, crewmen from whaleship SUNBEAM; all men holding scrimshawed riding crops, seated man is holding riding crop with head 1989.71.10; handwritten label on back identifies location as St. Helena, Walter C. Van Horn standing on left. Collected by Walter C. Van Horn while on board whaling bark SUNBEAM, 1886-1890.


1989.71.44

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