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First Giant Squid Photo

An 1874 photo of a squid draped over a bathtub.
From Verrill, A.E., 1882, Report on the Cephalopods of the Northeastern Coast of America

This 1874 photo of a squid draped over a bathtub was the first ever taken of a giant squid. It belonged to the Reverend Moses Harvey of Newfoundland. More about the giant squid can be found in theĀ Giant Squid section.