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Title: Netsilik family, Repulse Bay, Hudson Bay, Canadian Arctic, January 24, 1902

Accession Number: 1963.1767.106
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Date: 1902-01-24
Materials: glass
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken at Repulse Bay, Hudson Bay, January 24, 1902. Depicts four Inuit, photographed inside deck house onboard whaling schooner ERA. Described by Comer as "a family of Nectchellic." These people, who resided in the territory northwest of the principal American whaling grounds, are more accurately designated as the Netsilik. Information from original envelope identifies this as Photo 76, #86. Number 86 is etched into emulsion on lower part of plate.

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