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Title: Boats about to begin whaling, Repulse Bay, Hudson Bay, Canada, May 26, 1902.

Accession Number: 1963.1767.1
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George (Captain)
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Date: 1902-05-26
Materials: glass
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken in Hudson Bay. Information from original envelope identifies this as # 179 and #96, the latter is etched in plate. Additional description from envelope: "Showing the boats starting off to the Floe to Commence whaling, Repulse Bay, May 26, 1902." The term floe refers to land-fast ice.

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