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Before the Trypots


Courtesy of the Trustees of the New Bedford Free Public Library

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About this artifact

This drawing by Clifford W. Ashley called "Boiling: The Sunbeam's Tryworks (Before the Trypots)," was made in 1905. It depicts a whaleman in front of the large iron trypots about to add a piece of minced blubber to render out the oil. Charcoal on paper.

Clifford W. Ashley

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