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Casks of whale oil, awaiting a market, New Bedford, Mass.

Item Information

Title:
Casks of whale oil, awaiting a market, New Bedford, Mass.
Description:
Featured in the postcard are rows of casks filled with whale oil. Many are leaking and/or marked with the letters NS. The dock on which they are laid is also home to a very large sailing ship.
Publisher:
Rotograph Co. (New York)
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Photographs
Genre:
postcards
photographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC001: General photographic collection
Subjects:
whaling
wharves
fisheries
sailing vessels
ports
docks
Oil
Places:
MassachusettsBristol (county)New Bedford
Extent:
1 postcard; 3.5 in. x 5.5 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Identifier:
191279
Call #:
PC001.03.01.TMP.044