Title: Qaernermiut Inuit group in front of summer tent, Hudson Bay, Canadian Arctic, 1897-1912 |
Accession Number: 1963.1767.70
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George (Capt.)
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer in Hudson Bay, ca. 1897-1912. Depicts group of Inuit, including several children, in front of their summer [skin] tent. Comer identifies them as Kenepitic. These Inuit, from the Chesterfield Inlet region, are more appropriately designated as the Qaernermiut. Information from original envelope identifies this as Photo #49.
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