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postcard with an image of a dead whale
  • United States
  • postcard with an image of a dead whale, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 8.5 x 13.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 3/8 x 5 5/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7735

The black and white image is of a dead whale on the ground. A group of men stand near its head. There is a building on the facing right. The background consists of tree covered hills. On the facing left side there is a body of water.