Nicholson Whaling Photographs

The list below identifies ships and locations depicted in images from the Nicholson Whaling Collection. Unidentified images are not listed here, nor are additional image collections not yet processed. Negatives exist for most, but not all, of the images listed, and the Nicholson Collection includes additional logbooks and manuscript material for many of the ships depicted.

Series Box Number Ship Name or Title
A 4 2 Bark A.R. Tucker
A 4 3 Last of the A.R. Tucker
A 4 4 Bark Bertha of Norwich Lines / Nelson's Boat Bazaar
A 4 5 Whaling Schooner Mystic or Blossom
A 4 5 Whaling Schooner Mystic or Blossom
A 4 7 Schooner John R. Manta
A 4 8 Schooner John R. Manta
A 4 9 Schooner John R. Manta
A 4 10 Schooner John R. Manta
A 4 13 Schooner John R. Manta and Coriolanus at P & R Wharf (2 copies)
A 4 14 Brig Leonora
A 4 15 Bark Palmetto (2 copies)
A 4 16 Fairhaven Shipyard
A 4 17 Pollock at Fairhaven Shipyard
A 4 19 New Bedford - Merrill's Wharf
A 4 20 New Bedford - Merrill's Wharf / Old Stone Building
A 4 21 New Bedford - Merrill's Wharf / Sail Loft
A 4 22 Fire Island Lightship
A 4 23 New Bedford - Merrill's Wharf
A 4 24 Nye's Oil Works, 1900
A 4 25 Spartan
A 4 26 New Bedford - Seamen's Bethel
A 4 27 Finback Whale on Beach
A 4 28 Scrimshaw Pieces (2 copies)
A 4 29 Whale Models
A 4 30 Whale Models
A 4 31 Clay Bust of Unidentified Captain
A 4 32 Fiddlehead Carved Scroll
A 4 33 Attacking the "Right" Whale and "Cutting In" (reproducion, 2 copies)
A 4 35 Piche du Cachalot - Montigny (reproduction)
A 4 36 Bartholomew Goswold - Montigny (reproduction)
A 4 37 Charles W. Morgan - Montigny (reproduction)
A 4 38 Commodore Morris - Montigny (reproduction)
A 4 39 Bark of Wonderer - Montigny (reproduction)
A 4 40 Unidentified Print
A 4 41 Bark A.R. Tucker
A 4 42 Bark A.R. Tucker
A 4 43 Bark A.R. Tucker and Bark Bertha
A 4 44 Bark Bertha (2 copies)
A 4 45 Bark Bertha
A 4 48 Bark Charles W. Morgan
A 4 51 Bark Desdemona (2 copies)
A 4 52 Schooner John R. Manta
A 4 53 Savola (?) at Fairhaven Shipyard
A 4 53 Fairhaven Shipyard
A 4 54 Mariner's Home
A 4 55 Schooner Pearl Nelson (2 copies)
A 4 56 New Bedford - Merrill's Wharf / Sail Loft
A 4 57 New Bedford - Tow Boat Office and Tug
A 4 58 New Bedford Sperm Candle Works
A 4 59 New Bedford Wharf
B 1 1 Schooner Adelia Chase (2 copies)
B 1 2 Bark Alice Knowles Deck Plan (reproduction)
B 1 3 Bark Bertha
B 1 4 Burkeland
B 1 5 Bark California (2 copies)
B 1 6 Bark Canton
B 1 7 Charles W. Morgan at Round Hill (2 copies)
B 1 8 Charles W. Morgan
B 1 9 Charles W. Morgan at Round HIll
B 1 10 Charles W. Morgan (deck only; 2 copies)
B 1 11 Charles W. Morgan (stern view)
B 1 12 Coriolanus (2 copies)
B 1 13 Coriolanus
B 1 14 Bark Desdemona (2 copies)
B 1 15 Bark Desdemona
B 1 16 Desdemona and Rousseau
B 1 17 Rousseau and Desdemona (2 copies)
B 1 18 Brig Francis A Barstow (3 copies)
B 1 19 Brig Francis A. Barstow (2 copies)
B 1 20 Bark Hercules (2 copies)
B 1 21 Bark Horatio (2 copies)
B 1 22 Bark Horatio
B 1 23 James Arnold (2 copies)
B 1 24 Schooner John R. Manta (flag)
B 1 25 Bark Josephine (3 copies)
B 1 26 Bark Josephine
B 1 27 Bark Josephine
B 1 28 Bark Kathleen (2 copies)
B 1 29 Lagoda (plan, reproduction)
B 1 30 Lagoda (plan, reproduction)
B 1 31 Lagoda (plan, reproduction)
B 1 32 Brig Leonora (2 copies)
B 1 33 Leonora and Canton
B 1 34 Schooner Maggie Bell and rotting hulk
B 1 35 Bark Massachusetts (2 copies)
B 1 36 Bark Niger (2 copies)
B 1 37 Bark Norman (2 copies)
B 1 38 Palmetto (2 copies)
B 1 39 Bark Progress (2 copies)
B 1 40 Rousseau (2 copies)
B 1 41 Bark Sunbeam at Wharf
B 1 42 Bark Sunbeam with Captain Higgins (2 copies)
B 1 43 Bark Sunbeam (2 copies)
B 1 44 Steam Whaler Thrasher
B 1 45 Men on Board Ship (2 copies)
B 2 64 Brig Varnum H. Hill (2 copies)
B 2 65 Bark Wanderer and Brig Sullivan (2 copies)
B 2 66 Bark Wanderer, Stern View
B 2 67 Bark Wanderer Wrecked on Cuttyhunk Island
B 2 68 Carpenter Shop (2 copies)
B 2 69 Fairhaven Shipyard
B 2 70 Nantucket Lightship (2 copies)
B 2 71 C.E. Peters Shipsmith and Whalecraft Mnfr. (2 copies)
B 2 72 New Bedford - Merrill's Wharf
B 2 73 New Bedford - Merrill's Wharf / Mast and Spar Yard
B 2 74 Montigny Shop in Rotch Bldg.
B 2 75 Montigny Shop in Rotch Bldg.
B 2 76 Montigny Shop in Rotch Bldg.
B 2 77 New Bedford Waterfront
B 2 78 Two Boys with Barrels
B 2 79 New Bedford Waterfront
B 2 80 New Bedford Waterfront
B 2 81 New Bedford Waterfront (2 copies)
B 2 82 New Bedford Waterfront
B 2 83 New Bedford Waterfront
B 2 84 New Bedford Waterfront
B 2 85 New Bedford Waterfront and Merchant Schooner
B 2 86 New Bedford Waterfront with Fishmarket
B 2 87 Coopers at Work
B 2 88 Cutting in (2 copies)
B 2 89 Hauling in Baleen
B 2 91 Scrimshaw (2 copies)
B 2 92 Scrimshaw (2 copies)
B 2 93 Scrimshaw
B 3 94 Unidentified Painting
B 3 95 Unidentified Painting
B 3 96 Unidentified Painting
B 3 97 Unidentified Painting
B 3 98 "Open Boats" (reproduction)
B 3 99 "Dead Whale" (reproduction)
B 3 100 "Dead Whale" (reproduction)
C 1 1 New Bedford
C 1 2 Oxcart and Passengers
C 1 3 Horse Drawn Cart with Peanuts
C 1 5 New Bedford Custom House
C 1 6 New Bedford Free Public Library under Construction
C 1 7 New Bedford - View of Library
C 1 8 New Bedford Free Public Library
C 1 9 New Bedford Old Fellows Hall
C 1 10 New Bedford - Merrill's Wharf
C 1 11 New Bedford - Old Stone Church
C 1 12 New Bedford - Old Stone Church
C 1 13 New Bedford - Old Stone Church - Taking Down Towers
C 1 14 New Bedford - Old Stone Church - Taking Down Towers
C 1 15 New Bedford - Old Stone Church - New Facade
C 2 16 New Bedford - Barkers Lane
C 2 17 New Bedford - Center Street
C 2 18 New Bedford - Center Street
C 2 19 New Bedford - Fourth and Spring Streets
C 2 20 New Bedford - Purchase and Union Streets
C 2 21 New Bedford - Purchase and Union Streets (2 copies)
C 2 22 New Bedford - Purchase and Union Streets
C 2 23 New Bedford - Purchase and Williams Streets
C 2 24 New Bedford - Sears Court
C 2 25 New Bedford - Union Street
C 2 26 New Bedford - Lower Union Street (2 copies)
C 2 27 New Bedford - Water Street
C 2 28 New Bedford - Unidentified Street
C 2 29 New Bedford Waterfront
C 2 30 Brig B.A. Brayton (2 copies)
C 3 31 Canton and Lottie Beard cabin
C 3 32 Charles W. Morgan Cabin
C 3 33 Charles W. Morgan Cabin
C 3 34 Bark Desdemona and Rousseau (2 copies)
C 3 35 Bark Desdemona and Rousseau (2 copies)
C 3 36 Green and Wood Lumber Schooner
C 3 37 Bark Kathleen at Wharf
C 3 38 Niger (3 copies)
C 3 39 Bark Wanderer
C 3 43 Manuscript Notes
C 3 44 Com-e Morris (painting, 2 copies)
C 3 45 Rotch Square (reproduction)
C 3 46 New Haven, Bark Wanderer
E 1 1 Bark A.R. Tucker (print, 5 copies)
E 1 2 Bark Andrew Hicks (2 copies)
E 1 3 Bertha D. Nickerson and Morning Star (3 copies)
E 1 4 Cross Rip 5
E 1 5 Bark Morning Star (3 copies)
E 1 6 Sunbeam
E 1 7 Bark Wanderer Wrecked on Cuttyhunk