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Photo 3: Captain Penniman in his northwest parlor, circa 1890.[Photo 3] with link to larger version of photo.
(From the collection of Cape Cod National Seashore)

Questions for Photo 3

1. How do the items in this room reflect Penniman's career as a whaling captain?

2. What items can you identify that might be considered foreign or exotic? Where might some of these items have come from?

3. What kind of souvenirs do you bring home from your trips and why?

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