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Title: Six Inuit children in deckhouse of whaling schooner ERA, Hudson Bay, Canadian Arctic, March 1904

Accession Number: 1963.1767.48
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George (Capt.)
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Date: 2004-03-01
Materials: glass
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken at Cape Fullerton, Hudson Bay, in March 1904. Depicts a group of Inuit children posed inside deck house on board the whaling schooner ERA. Comer identified them as In Too [?], Heyward, Tom Palmer, Arthur Gibbon [or Gibbons], Tom Luce, and Francis Santo. Most of these names also refer to masters and officers of American whaling vessels, suggesting that they were the fathers of these children.

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