Kōrero: Whaling

Dividing the spoils

Dividing the spoils

This diagram of a sperm whale, with its distinctive square head, was drawn in 1939 by A. H. McLintock to show the different ‘lays’ or shares distributed to the owners and to the crew on board a whaling ship.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-191-009
Ink drawing by Alexander Hare McLintock

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/diagram/6262/dividing-the-spoils (accessed 8 December 2022)

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