Story: Sealing

Clubbed seals, Campbell Island

Clubbed seals, Campbell Island

Three men, including the Norton brothers who were whalers in the Marlborough Sounds, stand beside the seals they have clubbed, around 1913.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Norman Judd Collection (PAColl-0391)
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Jock Phillips, 'Sealing - The rise and fall of sealing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 April 2024)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 12 Jun 2006