Historical information

Churchill Island Heritage Farm has a large photographic collection dating from the nineteenth century. This series showcases photographs taken in the 1930s and 1940s and shows people who lived and worked on the Island during the Jenkins period. This photograph was taken in December 1939 and is of Valda Treadwell dozing in the 'whale boat' that was kept at Churchill Island

Physical description

black and white photograph with white border showing a woman reclining on the cross-planks at the bow of a small boat, with the inlet and shoreline partially visible in the background. Digitised from a high resolution copy (original Polaroid is in poor and fragile condition)

Inscriptions & markings

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