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"Cargo Landed. Six great whales are seen lying on the dock at Spitzbergen and another is visible in the harbor."

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The bark Charles W. Morgan with crew members cutting blubber from whale lashed to side of ship.

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Bark Progress of New Bedford at Rotch's North Wharf before being towed by the tugboat Right Arm to Quebec in preparation for exhibit at the Chicago World's Fair in 1893.

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Whaling bark Platina in New Bedford harbor.

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Black and white photograph of lithographic print of whaleboats in pursuit of sperm whale.

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Black and white photograph of lithographic print of men in whaleboat lancing a sperm whale.

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Shows a sign.

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Black and white photo of engraving "THE GRAMPUS" showing killer whales, one in center foreground, 2 others in background; ships and rocky cliffs on horizon line.

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Black and white photo of Whaleman Statue on grounds of New Bedford Free Public Library. Shows view of statue of shirtless whale man poised with harpoon ready to strike in front of whale boat; rectangular piece of carved granite in back. Library…

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Black and white photo of dedication ceremonies for Whaleman Statue on grounds of New Bedford Free Public Library, 20 June 1913. Shows crowd of men, women and children gathered around speakers platform; photo taken from general vantage point of…
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