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Full-color postcard depicting the hunting of a sperm whale. Six men man a whale boat that has launched from a nearby ship. The small boat is in danger of capsizing in the rough water created by the struggling whale.
Postcard number 2052
General photographic collection
New Bedford (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
H.S. Hutchinson & Co. (New Bedford, Mass.) (Publisher)
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 127.