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Whaling Collection

Background imageWhaling Collection: The Terra Nova of Scotts Antarctic Expedition

The Terra Nova of Scotts Antarctic Expedition
The ship Terra Nova - the vessel used by Robert Falcon Scott (1868 -1912) for his South Polar Expedition in 1911-12. Built originally for the Dundee whaling and sealing fleet (launched 1884)

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whaling Harpoon

Whaling Harpoon
A harpoon gun on the deck of the Norwegian whaling ship M. V. Rodny, at Ayr Harbour, Scotland

Background imageWhaling Collection: Various Whaling Items

Various Whaling Items
Various implements used in whaling

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whaling Ship / 1849

Whaling Ship / 1849
The Samuel Enderby, a whaling ship depicted departing for the Auckland Islands

Background imageWhaling Collection: Greenland inuit on a whaling ship

Greenland inuit on a whaling ship

Background imageWhaling Collection: 19th Century Whaling

19th Century Whaling
French whalers

Background imageWhaling Collection: Sperm Whale from 1868

Sperm Whale from 1868
A sperm whale attacked

Background imageWhaling Collection: Norway - Hammerfest - Blue Whale

Norway - Hammerfest - Blue Whale
Hammerfest - a city and municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. A huge Blue Whale has been caught and brough ashore. The whaling crew responsible stand in front of their magnificent catch. Date: 1902

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whaling from Small Boat

Whaling from Small Boat
Whaling from a small boat

Background imageWhaling Collection: Rendering Whale Oil

Rendering Whale Oil
Rendering whale oil in Holland

Background imageWhaling Collection: A RIGHT WHALE

A RIGHT WHALE
A right whale

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whaling / Faroe Islands

Whaling / Faroe Islands
The slaughter Whaling in the Faroe Islands

Background imageWhaling Collection: Inuit girl on whaling boat, Greenland, Victorian period

Inuit girl on whaling boat, Greenland, Victorian period

Background imageWhaling Collection: The whaler Ramna stranded on German Battle Cruiser

The whaler Ramna stranded on German Battle Cruiser Moltke, Scapa Flow, Orkney, 23rd June 1919

Background imageWhaling Collection: Greenland Eskimos on a whaling ship - Victorian period

Greenland Eskimos on a whaling ship - Victorian period

Background imageWhaling Collection: Dead polar bear on a whaling boat in Greenland

Dead polar bear on a whaling boat in Greenland - Victorian period

Background imageWhaling Collection: Orphaned polar bear cub on whaling ship

Orphaned polar bear cub on whaling ship

Background imageWhaling Collection: Polar bear cub on a whaling boat in Greenland

Polar bear cub on a whaling boat in Greenland - Victorian period

Background imageWhaling Collection: Polar bear on whaling ship

Polar bear on whaling ship

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whaling ship in the Arctic, polar bear

Whaling ship in the Arctic, polar bear

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whaling ship crew in the Arctic

Whaling ship crew in the Arctic

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whaling ship icebound in the Arctic

Whaling ship icebound in the Arctic

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whaling ship in the Arctic, polar bear and cubs

Whaling ship in the Arctic, polar bear and cubs

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whaling ship in the Arctic, skinning apolar bear

Whaling ship in the Arctic, skinning apolar bear

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whaling ship, at the helm

Whaling ship, at the helm

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whaling ship officers in the Arctic

Whaling ship officers in the Arctic

Background imageWhaling Collection: Narwhal on whaling ship in the Arctic

Narwhal on whaling ship in the Arctic

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whaling ship in the Arctic

Whaling ship in the Arctic

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whaling ship, stripping the flesh

Whaling ship, stripping the flesh

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whaling ship, scraping the whalebone

Whaling ship, scraping the whalebone

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whaling ship, removing the whalebone

Whaling ship, removing the whalebone

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whales tongue, whaling ship, Greenland

Whales tongue, whaling ship, Greenland

Background imageWhaling Collection: On board a whaling ship near Greenland - Victorian period

On board a whaling ship near Greenland - Victorian period

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whaling ship, Greenland

Whaling ship, Greenland

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whale bone, Whaling ship, Greenland

Whale bone, Whaling ship, Greenland

Background imageWhaling Collection: A whaling ship near Greenland - Victorian period

A whaling ship near Greenland - Victorian period

Background imageWhaling Collection: Greenland Inuits on board a whaling ship - Victorian period

Greenland Inuits on board a whaling ship - Victorian period

Background imageWhaling Collection: Eskimaux on a whaling ship, Greenland

Eskimaux on a whaling ship, Greenland

Background imageWhaling Collection: Dundee Whaler's Harbour early 1900s

Dundee Whaler's Harbour early 1900s

Background imageWhaling Collection: A whaling ship in Melville Bay, Greenland, Victorian period

A whaling ship in Melville Bay, Greenland, Victorian period. Date: late 19th century

Background imageWhaling Collection: NEWFOUNDLAND WHALING

NEWFOUNDLAND WHALING
Whaling in Newfoundland. Date: 1930s

Background imageWhaling Collection: BEACHED WHALES

BEACHED WHALES
Whaling in Norway. Dead whales are lined along the beaches. Whale meat, fat and other parts are sent to market and used for a great number of commodities, including perfume Date: 1930s

Background imageWhaling Collection: The derelict of a whaling ship is caught up by an iceberg Date: 1905

The derelict of a whaling ship is caught up by an iceberg Date: 1905

Background imageWhaling Collection: Sperm whale being hunted by whalers, 19th century

Sperm whale being hunted by whalers, 19th century
Sperm whale or cachalot, Physeter macrocephalus, being harpooned by whalers, 19th century. Handcoloured lithograph after an illustration by James Stewart from Georg Friedrich Treitschkes Gallery of

Background imageWhaling Collection: Bowhead whale and cachelot

Bowhead whale and cachelot
Whalers harpooning a bowhead whale a, Balaena mysticetus, and cachelot or pot whale b, Physeter macrocephalus. Chromolithograph from Gotthilf Heinrich von Schuberts Natural History (Naturgeschichte)

Background imageWhaling Collection: Bowhead whale, Balaena mysticetus

Bowhead whale, Balaena mysticetus, being hunted by whalers with harpoons. Engraving by Fournier after an illustration by Edouard Travies from Charles d Orbignys Dictionnaire Universel d Histoire

Background imageWhaling Collection: Whalers slice open their catch and find Jonah

Whalers slice open their catch and find Jonah !! Date: circa 1910

Background imageWhaling Collection: Toll House Inn Restaurant, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA

Toll House Inn Restaurant, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA. The Toll House was built in 1709, and used for collecting tolls during the days when the whaling industry was at its height. Date: 1934



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