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Whitecoats
Whitecoats on the ice, n.d.

After the whitecoats were killed, they were sometimes piled on the ice and picked up later. The ship's flag was placed on the ice to mark the ownership of the pile.

Photo by Holloway. Courtesy of the Centre for Newfoundland Studies Archives (Coll - 137, 907-W), Memorial University of Newfoundland Library, St. John's, Newfoundland.
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