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Title: Inuit women in costume on board whaling schooner ERA, Hudson Bay, Canada, 1897-1905.

Accession Number: 1963.1767.4
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
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. Information from original envelope identifies this as # 47 and A44. Depicts a group of Inuit women posing inside the deck house on whaling schooner ERA . Women in front row wear parkas adorned with trade beads obtained from the whalers. Comer sometimes used the caption "Belles of the Bay" for this image.

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