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Seal-fishing in the bay of St. Lawrence ; Skinning and taking out the blubber of the seal.

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Title
Seal-fishing in the bay of St. Lawrence ; Skinning and taking out the blubber of the seal.
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Seal

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1876
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Sea
Topics
Seals (Animals)
Sealing
Notes
Content: Written on border: "Mar. 1876" Printed on border: "The seals are killed when they rise to the surface by a blow with a club upon the nose, and are then skinned, with the blubber remaining upon the skin. The blubber is a layer of solid fat, some four inches thick, which lies just under the skin, and is the most valuable product of the fishery. The skin, with the blubber, is worth from four to five dollars, and finds a ready market in the ships bound for England. The inhabitants of the islands in the St. Lawrence go out in sledges during the day when the weather is favorable, and capture the seals in the same way." Includes additional text.
Source identifier: LES (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 26 x 18 cm. (10 x 6 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1731401
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17679337
Barcode: 33333159401229
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 34f65cd0-c536-012f-c8d4-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1876: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Seal-fishing in the bay of St. Lawrence ; Skinning and taking out the blubber of the seal." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1876. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cf44-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Seal-fishing in the bay of St. Lawrence ; Skinning and taking out the blubber of the seal." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cf44-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1876). Seal-fishing in the bay of St. Lawrence ; Skinning and taking out the blubber of the seal. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cf44-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Seal-fishing in the bay of St. Lawrence ; Skinning and taking out the blubber of the seal.