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Wellington Harbour Board : Photograph of Joe Perano Senior and Arthur Heberly, standing inside the mouth of a whale, Tipi Bay, Cook Strait, 1918

Reference Number: PAColl-8880

Photograph of Joe Perano Senior standing with one of his men, Arthur Heberly, on the tongue of a right whale at Tipi Bay, Cook Strait, in 1918. Shows the whale's baleen, with its matted hairy fibres, hanging down either side of the whale's mouth above the shoulders of the men. The Tipi Bay factory is behind. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Resin-coated paper prints, related to Arthur Heberly, Joseph August Perano, Wellington Harbour Board, Tipi Bay, Whaling, Whalers (persons) and Whales.

Part of:
Wellington Harbour Board : Photograph of Joe Perano Senior and Arthur Heberly, standing inside the mouth of a whale, Tipi Bay, Cook Strait, Reference Number PAColl-8880 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w copy photographic print(s)Resin-coated paper print, 16.5 x 21.6 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: When this photograph was taken the station at Tipi Bay was about six years old.

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