Coastal Women - Fishery

Back to Fishery Index Page

Making salt fish

The Rooms Provincial Archives, VA 152.174, Fish being spread on bawn, West Turnavik [Labrador]; Capt Wm [William] Bartlett [right], Sept. 1893 / attributed to Wilfred T. Grenfell, Eliot Curwen fonds

Additional Information  William J. Bartlett (1851-1931), son of Abram Bartlett and father of Bob Bartlett, was photographed at the fishing station established by his father. Bawn refers to the rocks upon which the saltfish is cured.