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Dead humpback whales floating alongside whaling boat the C A Larsen, [193-?]

Reference Number: MNZ-0064-1/4-F

Dead humpback whales floating alongside the whaling boat the C A Larsen. Originally published with the caption: `Whales alongside the "C. A. Larsen." The dead whales float on their backs, showing off the graceful flutings of their stomachs, here swollen with interior gases.' Photograph taken circa 1930s?, possibly by a Marine Department photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to C A Larsen (Ship), Whaling and Humpback whale.

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. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures639. Whaling(PFP-030978)

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