Kōrero: Whaling

Shooting the harpoon (1 o 3)

Shooting the harpoon

Once whalers had sighted a whale they would hurl a harpoon attached to a rope, as shown in this 1814 aquatint etching by John Hewside Clark.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PUBL-0005
Etching with aquatint, hand coloured by John Hewside Clark

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Whaling - Pursuit and capture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/6258/shooting-the-harpoon (accessed 23 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006