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The seal hunt, ca. 1883

The seal hunt, ca. 1883
The seal hunt provided a new source of income for Newfoundland and Labrador residents during the early 19th century and allowed them to supplement earnings from the summer cod fishery.

Illustration by Percival Skelton. From Joseph Hatton and M. Harvey, Newfoundland, the Oldest British Colony (London: Chapman and Hall, 1883) 304.

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