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Whale being processed at Perano Whaling Station, Fishing Bay, Tory Channel - Photograph taken by Dr W Arriens, [ca July 1948]

Reference Number: PAColl-8163-38

Body of a humpback whale being processed at the Perano Whaling Station, Fishing Bay, Tory Channel. Shows men in oil-skins on the whale, which is partially covered by a shed at the end of a jetty. Photograph taken circa July 1948, by Dr W Arriens.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Dr W Arriens, Joseph August Perano, Perano Whaling Station, Fishing Bay, Whaling - New Zealand - Nelson-Marlborough Region, Whales and Humpback whale.

Part of:
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 21.1 x 15.4 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: Photograph taken in the course of a cruise on the yacht Viking, owned by Bryan Todd. In the course of the cruise the yacht, based at Te Awaiti, followed Joseph Perano and his sons, Glibert and Joseph, as they caught 11 whales. Source: Free Lance 21 July 1948.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - top right: P21/7/48; Verso - centre: Right compo / 9 5/8 x 3 3/8 / 3/16" gutter / on wood; Verso - bottom right: Sanders Photo Studio 153 Willis St [Photographer's stamp]

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