Title: Ippaktuq Tasseok ("Harry") in deckhouse of whaling schooner Era, Cape Fullerton, Hudson Bay, Canada, January 25, 1904 |
Accession Number: 1963.1767.218
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George (Capt.)
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken at Cape Fullerton, Hudson Bay, January 25, 1904. Depicts "Harry" [Ippaktuq Tasseok], seated in chair in front of sail cloth backdrop in deck house onboard whaling schooner ERA. Comer, in his caption for this image, describes him as "our chief native." Harry was the leader of a group of Inuit known as the Aivilik or Aivilingmiut. Information from original envelope identifies this as Photo 197, #23.
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