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Colour photograph of fishing shanties on Pictou Island, Nova Scotia.

Shanties on Pictou Island, Nova Scotia occupied by during the lobster season (May-June) by fishermen from mainland Nova Scotia and Prince Edward island. The MacCallum brothers kept their lobster boats in this cove which is protected by a breakwater (out of view to the left). A lobster canning factory and a life-saving station maintained by the Canadian Government were located along this stretch of beach in the late 1880s.

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Object Details

Other Number: M166
Normal Location: Photograph Shelves: photographs – M100-199
Current Location: normal location

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