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From Pursuit to Preservation Gallery Tour
From Pursuit to Preservation: The History of Human Interaction with Whales explains and explores the human fascination with whales and the history of whaling in New Bedford in a global context. This audio tour, written and narrated by our partners at the Melville Society Cultural Project, provides an overview of the exhibit and brief introductions to the principal themes.
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Audio Tour Segments
Track 1. 600. Introduction (00:00:30)
Track 2. 601. The Sperm Whale Skeleton (00:01:16)
Track 3. 602. The Squid (00:00:53)
Track 4. 603. Whale Illustrations (00:01:41)
Track 5. 604. Legs and Arms (00:01:48)
Track 6. 605. Will the Whale Perish (00:01:55)
Track 7. 606. Whale Products (00:01:43)
Track 8. 607. The Whale Boat (00:01:56)
Track 9. 608. Whalers and Try-Works (00:02:08)
Track 10. 609. Subsistence Whaling (00:01:32)
Major support for this exhibition audio tour comes from