Title: Inuit men, women and children on board whaling schooner ERA, Hudson Bay, Canada, 1897-1912 |
Accession Number: 1963.1767.16
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George (Capt.)
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken in Hudson Bay, ca. 1897-1905. Depicts a group of Inuit, including many children, posing inside the deck house on whaling schooner ERA . Note tin cups in the foreground. Comer often provided food to the Inuit in the winter during times of shortages.
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