Arrival and Unloading of a Turtle Boat

Arrival and Unloading of a Turtle Boat Key West Florida


Stock #: 280960
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Key West
State: Florida (FL)
County: Monroe
Publisher: Tichnor Bros Inc.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The only cannery of green turtle soup in the United States is in Key West, and its products are exported all over the world wherever epicures congregate. The turtles weighing 300 to 400 pounds are caught in South American waters and penned in "crawls" and they gaze with stoic clam at the strange people who come to look at them
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