Title: Inuit couple in deckhouse of whaling schooner ERA, Cape Fullerton, Hudson Bay, Canadian Arctic, February 1, 1905 |
Accession Number: 1963.1767.50
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken at Cape Fullerton, Hudson Bay, on February 1, 1905. Depicts a back view of an Inuit man and woman posed inside deck house onboard the whaling schooner ERA. Comer identified them as members of the Show nock tonu [?] tribe. This may refer to the Saquaqturmiut people of the area around Baker Lake and south of Chesterfield Inlet. Information from original envelope identifies this as Photo #18, # A63.
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