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Title: Whaleboats being pulled by dogsleds, Hudson Bay, Canada, 1897-1912

Accession Number: 1963.1767.230
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Date: 1897-1912
Materials: glass
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken in Hudson Bay, ca. 1897-1912. Depicts whaleboats on sleds being hauled by dog teams. Probably depicts initial movement of whaleboats to floe edge for spring whaling. Information from original envelope identifies this as Photo # 16. Lantern slide 1966.339.77 was made from this negative.

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