Kōrero: Sealing

Clubbing seals

Clubbing seals

Although this etching was intended to illustrate the story of a castaway on Auckland Islands in the 1860s, it also shows how sealers clubbed seals. The Auckland Islands had been a favourite haunt for sealers earlier in the century.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-K 662-221

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, 'Sealing - The sealers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/6243/clubbing-seals (accessed 17 May 2022)

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