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NOAA Photo Library Image - figb0196

English harpoons. Fig. 1. Old-style harpoon; now little used Fig. 2. Hand harpoon in general use about 1857 Fig. 3. Hand-harpoon now in general use on Scotch whalers Drawings by Capt. William Adams, Dundee, Scotland

Image ID: figb0196, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Credit: NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service

Category: Whale & Porpoise Fisheries/

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