Item : CVA 586-938 - A brail full of sockeye salmon goes into the hold of this seiner

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A brail full of sockeye salmon goes into the hold of this seiner

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Photographer's stamps on print attribute photograph to Steffens-Colmer Photo Company, Don Coltman Company, and "T. J. Wheeler and Co., Toronto - copyright"

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AM1545-S3-: CVA 586-938

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  • [1943?] (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w acetate negative ; 9 x 12 cm

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Inscriptions on verso of print "#5535 - A brail full of sockeye salmon goes into the hold of this seiner Photo Don Coltman", "Fish / 2 col x 6 / Tuesday 9am / Int Edition"
Stamp on verso of print "Copyrighted Photo / This copy sold for / use of original purchaser only / Additional copies available."
Newsclipping on verso of print, "Sep 2 1952" stamped above "A Sight to Behold is this squirming heaving brail net full of salmon, still dripping wet from the sea and due to be dropped into the hold of the seiner. The fish plummet from the net when a rope which purses up the bottom of the brailer is pulled to open it. In a short time these salmon will be transferred to a packer and thence to the cannery."

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Mirroring, acetic acid

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Donated by Donn B.A. Williams in 1987


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Original negative is in frozen storage. Please refer to the digital file.

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Photographer's number 5535

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  • Box: F03-A-06