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Title: Inuit man with rifle demonstrating hunting signal, Hudson Bay, Canada, January 12, 1902

Accession Number: 1963.1767.38
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George (Capt.)
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Date: 1902-01-12
Materials: glass
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken at Repulse Bay, Hudson Bay, January 12, 1902. Depicts an Inuit man with rifle demonstrating a hunting signal. Rifles were obtained in trade from the American whalers. Comer identified this image as "Photo #34, #82, a native (Sam) showing how the natives signal to each other when deer are in sight, Repulse Bay, Jan. 12, 1902."

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