RMBJD4PN–'There she blows' cry of a whaling ship lookout sighting a whale, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut
RMHRNRWT–Whaling, 19th Century
RMEX6X71–On board a whaling ship near Greenland - Victorian period
RMC45NB0–Whale on a whaling ship, 1938
RMFJ4PAD–WHALING about 1880 using a harpoon gun.
RMCFAE8B–Whaling boat catching a whale with a harpoon spear.
RF2BTAMN9–This photograph from the early 1900s shows Whaling in Baffin Bay. The whalers are taking the whalebone worth $8000 (at the time) out of mouth of Greenland whale.
RMR53Y8N–Whaling Grounds in the Arctic Ocean, by Dutch artist Abraham Storck (or Sturckenburch), 1654 - 1708. The orginal painting is in the collection of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Hunting for whales, polar bears, walruses and seals in the 17th century.
RMBDPBJM–Flensing of Minke Whale aboard Japanese whaling ship. Northern Ross Sea, Antarctica
RMA4W5YB–whale whaling hunt harpoon factory ship steam boat ship work sail industry slaughter process dead kill dissect animal butcher oi
RMAWKTYR–Harpoonist with harpoon aboard Japanese whaling ship, Southern Ocean.
RMBJARWC–Whaleboats racing to harpoon a whale. Hand-colored woodcut
RMF4ETNK–Massachusetts, New Bedford, New Bedford Whaling Museum, scrimshaw art, etching on whale bone
RM2BE0HR7–Whaling is the hunting of whales primarily for meat and oil. Its earliest forms date to at least 3000 BC. Various coastal communities have long histories of subsistence whaling and harvesting beached whales. Industrial whaling emerged with organized fleets in the 17th century; competitive national whaling industries in the 18th and 19th centuries; and the introduction of factory ships along with the concept of whale harvesting in the first half of the 20th century. As technology increased and demand for the resources remained, catches far exceeded the sustainable limit for whale stocks. In the
RMB2J801–fishing, whaling, sperm whales fighting a whaler, copper engraving by William James Linton, 'History of the Sperm Whale', London, 1839, private collection, ,
RMD6PHHK–The abandoned Norwegian Whaling Station at Stromness Bay, South Georgia, South Atlantic Ocean, Polar Regions
RMHN6X2T–Whaling ship crew in the Arctic - Victorian period
RMD87ECM–WHALING IN CANADA
RMAYR10G–Controversial whaling monument by Norwegian sculptor Knut Steen, fountain and rainbow, Sandefjord, Vestfold, southern Norway, S
RMFJ4PAB–WHALING in Spitzbergen about 1920. Flensing the bodies to cut off the flesh
RFC4DWXJ–Whalers in small boats, with their mother ship in the distance, approach a sperm whale and preparing to lance it.
RMB57TBE–Whaling during the mid 20th century, Faroes, Denmark, Europe
RMAJEA48–Peru whaling factory in Paita closed late 1960s Image taken in 1968