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Title: Snow banking being removed around whaling schooner ERA or A.T. GIFFORD, Hudson Bay, Canada, 1897-1912.

Accession Number: 1963.1767.19
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George (Capt.)
Place: Canada
Date: 1897-1912
Materials: glass
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken in Hudson Bay, ca. 1897-1912. Information from original envelope identifies this as # 168. Appears to depict banking being removed from around whaling schooner [ERA or A.T. GIFFORD]. Snow was used to bank the vessel during the winter. It provided insulation and protection from the wind. Number "88" is etched in plate.

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