[Cooper, Alfred John], d 1869 :Cutting the blubber off a whale on Mohaka Beach. [ca 1860?]
Reference Number: A-235-010
Two women watching six men haul the blubber off a beached whale at the water's edge.
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to W J Mouton, Mrs W J Mouton, John Lavin, Alfred John d Cooper, Two centuries of New Zealand landscape art (Exhibition), Treasures in Trust (Exhibition), Mohaka, Whaling and Whales.
[Cooper, Alfred John], d 1869 :Cutting the blubber off a whale on Mohaka Beach. [ca 1860?], Reference Number A-235-010 (2 digitised items)
Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 71 x 129 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.
Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-006120)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - title and other notes in ink, in the hand of John Lavin: 'Cutting in. Cutting the Blubber off a whale on Mohaka Beach. the Fat is about 6 or 8 inches thick and has to [sic] cut off and dragged to the Boiling place. A couple of Moari gins [sic] in the foreground. That whale made about 12 Tons of oil. John Lavin.'
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