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Title: Inuit (Ben, Jimmy, Harlan Smith) building snow houses, Cape Fullerton, Hudson Bay, Canadian Arctic, December 1903

Accession Number: 1963.1767.196
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Date: 1903-12
Materials: glass
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken at Cape Fullerton, Hudson Bay, December 1903. Depicts a group of Inuit building snow houses. Among them are three men identified by Comer as Ben, Jimmy, and Harlan Smith. The bowsprit of the whaling schooner ERA is visible at right. Information from original envelope identifies this as Photo #198, #15. [Ref: Fred Calabretta, 2004]

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