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New Bedford Whalers at their Wharves
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: photograph
Place made: United States, Massachusetts, New Bedford
Date made: 1800-1899
Materials: photographic process; photographic paper; mounting
Measurements: 10 in x 11 1/2 in
Nomenclature: whaling ports and other geographical matters
Faded photograph depicting three New Bedford whaling ships at a port, looking out to sea. The foreground, as well as two wharves, are entirely occupied by closely packed barrels laying on their sides. Among the barrels is a sign reading "Vinegar-Bitters". No names on ships visible. No inscriptions.