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Image No: PA-3886-65-38

Title: Portrait of Captain C.T. Pedersen, Norwegian whaler and trader.

Date: 1920

Remarks: Autographed. Christian Theodore Pedersen worked both for H. Liebes Company and independently in the Arctic.

Subject(s): Whaling and whalers

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Image No: PA-3886-65-34

Title: Stripping a whale of its blubber, [off Banks Island], Northwest Territories.

Date: [August 1920]

Remarks: Number 34 in a series of 37 photos compiled by Captain C.T. Pedersen, whaler and trader in the Arctic. Likely a bowhead whale. Annotated: "Cutting in whale. 4000 gal.oil." The three men on the left are Captain Pedersen, Mr. Cruise, and Manuel. See also PA-2886-33-3.

Subject(s): Ships / Whaling and whalers

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Image No: PA-3886-65-35

Title: Head of large bowhead whale being hoisted on deck, [off Banks Island], Northwest Territories.

Date: [August 1920]

Remarks: Number 35 in a series of 37 photos compiled by Captain C.T. Pedersen, whaler and trader in the Arctic. Annotated: "This whale was given its death blow by C.T. Pedersen, from small motor boat. Inspector S.T. Wood of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police went in a boat to watch the killing. Compare size of whale's head with C.T. Pedersen stading beside it. Inspector Wood in the Background. 30 years ago such a head brought over $10,000.00 for its baleen." See also PA-3886-65-34.

Subject(s): Ships / Whaling and whalers

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Image No: PA-3886-65-36

Title: Bowhead whale's tail measuring about 20 feet across from tip to tip, Arctic.

Date: [ca. 1920]

Remarks: Number 36 in a series of 37 photos compiled by Captain C.T. Pedersen, whaler and trader in the Arctic. Likely a bowhead whale.

Subject(s): Ships / Whaling and whalers

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Image No: PA-3886-65-37

Title: Drying whalebone on deck, Arctic.

Date: [ca. 1920]

Remarks: Number 37 in a series of 37 photos compiled by Captain C.T. Pedersen, whaler and trader in the Arctic. Likely a bowhead whale. Annotated: "An average of about 2,000 obs. of bone is take from the mouth of a full grown whale. This bone, or baleen, was used in the manufacture of sild, and also for corsets. The price was once as high as $7.00 per pound."

Subject(s): Ships / Whaling and whalers

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Image No: PA-3886-65-27

Title: M.S. "Patterson" discharging cargo at Herschel Island, Yukon.

Date: [ca. 1921-1922]

Remarks: Number 27 in a series of 37 photos compiled by Captain C.T. Pedersen, whaler and trader in the Arctic.

Subject(s): Herschel Island, Yukon - Transportation / Ships / Boats and boating

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Image No: PA-3886-65-28

Title: Settlement as seen from mast head looking seaward, Herschel Island, Yukon.

Date: 1921

Remarks: Number 28 in a series of 37 photos compiled by Captain C.T. Pedersen, whaler and trader in the Arctic. The settlement was on a sandspit. L-R: Anglican Mission, Hudson's Bay Company and Royal Canadian Mounted Police buildings.

Subject(s): Herschel Island, Yukon - Buildings

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Image No: PA-3886-65-1

Title: M.S. "Herman" at St. Lawrence Island, Bering Sea, in early spring, Arctic.

Date: [ca. 1922]

Remarks: Number 1 in a series of 37 photos compiled by Captain C.T. Pedersen, whaler and trader in the Arctic. He made 8 annual trips into the Arctic Ocean in command of this ship for H. Liebes Company. Note sled dogs in foreground.

Subject(s): Whaling and whalers / Ships / Dogsledding

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Image No: PA-3886-65-7

Title: M.S. "Herman" taking on a supply of fresh water from salt water ice, Arctic.

Date: [ca. 1922]

Remarks: Number 7 in a series of 37 photos compiled by Captain C.T. Pedersen, whaler and trader in the Arctic.

Subject(s): Whaling and whalers / Ships / Ice - Arctic regions

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Image No: PA-3886-65-9

Title: Leaving the village of Unalaska, Alaska, bound for the north.

Date: [ca. 1922-1928]

Remarks: Number 9 in a series of 37 photos compiled by Captain C.T. Pedersen, whaler and trader in the Arctic.

Subject(s): Unalaska, Alaska - Views

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