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Title: Whale head alongside whaling schooner Era, Hudson Bay, Canada, 1897-1905

Accession Number: 1963.1767.210
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George (Capt.)
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Date: 1897-1905
Materials: glass
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken in Hudson Bay, ca. 1897-1905. Depicts portion of head of a bowhead whale, with baleen clearly visible. Photo taken onboard the whaling schooner ERA. Information from original envelope identifies this as Photo # 202. Number 6 is etched into emulsion on lower part of plate. Lantern slide 1966.339.47 was produced from this negative.

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