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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish9728

Sample of baleen from baleen whale's mouth. This material was used in corset stays for many years.

Image ID: fish9728, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Connecticut, Mystic Seaport
Photo Date: 1967 September
Photographer: S. Shapiro, BCF
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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