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Title: Inuit man and two women on board whaling schooner ERA, Hudson Bay, Canada, February 1905

Accession Number: 1963.1767.238
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George (Capt.)
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Date: 1905-02
Materials: glass
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken in Hudson Bay. Probably taken at Cape Fullerton, February 1905. Depicts an Inuit man and two women seated in front of a sail cloth backdrop, inside deck house onboard whaling schooner ERA. One of the women wears a skirt or dress made from trade cloth. Information from original envelope identifies this as Photo # 13. Lantern slide 1966.339.76 was made from this negative.

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