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Trying out - Illustration of whalers rendering whale blubber into oil on board ship, 1874

Reference Number: MNZ-0006-1/4-F

Photograph of an illustration titled "Trying Out", from `Nimrod of the sea; or, The American whaleman' by William M Davis (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1874), showing whalers rendering whale blubber into oil (or `trying out' oil, in old whaling jargon) on the deck of a whaling ship; artist unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Whaling, Whalers (persons) and Whaling ships.

Part of:
Making New Zealand:Negatives and prints from the Making New Zealand Centennial collection, Reference Number PAColl-3060 (311 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w copy negative(s)Film negative. Vertical imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures639. Whaling(PFP-031003)

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