Title: Seated Inuit man, Melichi [Meliki], Hudson Bay, Canadian Arctic, 1904 |
Accession Number: 1963.1767.42
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George (Capt.)
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
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.
Mystic Seaport Image ID m169029 Information regarding reproductions