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Title: Inuit with flint bone cutter outside skin tent, Hudson Bay, Canadian Arctic, 1897-1912

Accession Number: 1963.1767.131
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George (Capt.)
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Date: 1897-1912
Materials: glass
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken in Hudson Bay, ca. 1897-1912. Depicts an Inuit man seated in front of skin tent. Comer described this as a "native using a flint bone cutter." Information from original envelope identifies this as Photo 101. A number which appears to be 54 is etched into emulsion on lower part of plate.

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