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Title: Whaleboats and gear on beach, Southampton Island, Hudson Bay, Canada, 1897-191

Accession Number: 1963.1767.207
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George (Capt.)
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Date: 1897-1912
Materials: glass
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken at Southampton Island, Hudson Bay, ca. 1897-1912. Depicts covered whaleboats and gear on beach. Comer described the image as follows, "Boats hauled out on the beach at Southampton Island, oars and boat masts are strewn around the beach. Much that is in the boats has to be taken out to lighten the boats." Information from original envelope identifies this as Photo 207.

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