Coastal Women - Fishery

Back to Fishery Index Page

group on beach

The Rooms Provincial Archives, A 37-97, Woman stacking fish on beach [ca. 1925], Provincial Archives photograph collection

Additional Information  Woman making up round pile of saltfish. The close packing of the fish in these piles encouraged the drying process, part of the curing of the fish. When completely dried, the fish was covered by canvas to shelter it from the weather