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Sardine canning, close up of operators packing sardines. 


ca. 1928


Blacks Harbour, N.S.

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Graphic (photo)
Copy negative PA-041674
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
NB 4-5-3
Other accession no.
1936-271 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: Canada. Dept. of Interior / Library and Archives Canada / PA-041674
Restrictions on use: Nil
Copyright: Expired.

Additional name(s)

Photographer: Unknown.

Additional information

While automation was an important feature of the food processing industry in the 20th century, these workers are shown packing they tiny fish by hand

at one of the largest sardine packing factories in the world

Described by the RECON project.

Series title
Industrial Mechanical Space / Espace industriel/mécanique

Exhibitions note
On the Job / Au boulot; Eleanor Brown; National Archives of Canada; 2000.05 - 2001.01

Subject heading



Other system control no.