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Title: Inuit boy (Tom Luce) on board whaling schooner Era, Hudson Bay, Canadian Arctic, 1897-1912

Accession Number: 1963.1767.214
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 an Inuit boy known as Tom Luce. Photo taken onboard the whaling schooner ERA. This boy was named after the owner of the ERA. Information from original envelope identifies this as Photo 192, #107. Number 107 is etched into emulsion on lower part of plate.

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