Perano Collection of Whaling Photographs
Gilbert Perano and harpoon head

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Collection Perano
Description Gil Perano, boss of the whaling station. A Right whale carried this harpoon across the Tasman Sea.

Original in a box of Perano photographs lent to Don Grady for his book, The Perano Whalers of Cook Strait 1911-1964, published in 1982. This image from a DVD titled "Perano Whaling Photos - 17th Feb. 2014 - John Penney".
Year Range from 1978
Object ID 2014.030.0005
Object Name Photograph
People Perano, Gilbert Thomas
Title Gilbert Perano and harpoon head
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Last modified on: August 29, 2014