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Title: Seated Inuit man, Melichi [Meliki], Hudson Bay, Canadian Arctic, 1904

Accession Number: 1963.1767.42
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George (Capt.)
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Date: 1904-01-01
Materials: glass
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken in Hudson Bay, ca. 1904. Depicts a seated Inuit man posed in front of a sail cloth backdrop. Identified by Comer as Melichi [Meliki], who died on Southampton Island during the winter of 1909-1910. Photo probably taken onboard the whaling schooner ERA at Cape Fullerton in January of 1904. Information from original envelope identifies this as Photo 31, # 78. Lantern slide 1966.339.19 was made from this negative.

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