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Title: Whaling schooner Era in winter quarters, frost on rigging, Cape Fullerton, Hudson Bay, Canadian Arctic, February 5, 1901

Accession Number: 1963.1767.171
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George (Capt.)
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Date: 1901-02-05
Materials: glass
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken at Cape Fullerton, Hudson Bay, February 5, 1901. Depicts the whaling schooner ERA in winter quarters. Comer identified this image as follows, "...showing how the schooner looked...all her rigging being covered with a heavy frost." Information from original envelope identifies this as Photo 142, #50. Number 50 is etched into emulsion on lower part of plate.

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