Perano Collection of Whaling Photographs
Herbie Heberley at Tipi Bay

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Description Young whaler Herbie Heberley making a hole in a whale at Tipi Bay, Tory Channel in the 1920s. Note the bowyangs he is wearing to protect his legs in the days before gumboots.

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 1920
Year range to 1930
Object ID 2014.030.0016
Object Name Photograph
People Heberley, Herbert Stanley (Herbie)
Title Herbie Heberley at Tipi Bay
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Last modified on: August 29, 2014