Kōrero: Sealing

Seal skins (1 o 2)

Seal skins

Most seals were hunted in New Zealand for their skins. Once they had killed the seals, sealers would skin them and put the skins out to dry. These were photographed on a ship in the early 20th century.

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State Library of Victoria, La Trobe Picture Collection
Reference: H90.3/85 b14215

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Jock Phillips, 'Sealing - The sealers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6237/seal-skins (accessed 22 May 2022)

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