Photograph taken during a series of scientific expeditions undertaken in the waters off Antarctica, during the late 1920s and 1930s. Probably taken by George W. Rayner, who was employed as a biologist on the expeditions.

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A carcass of a blue whale foetus, measuring 7.46 metres long, lying on the beach in front of a whaling station. Taken 5 April 1928, possibly on South Georgia.

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