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Title: Qaernermiut Inuit woman and child, Cape Fullerton, Hudson Bay, Canadian Arctic, March 8, 1905

Accession Number: 1963.1767.85
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George (Capt.)
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Date: 1905-03-08
Materials: glass
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken at Cape Fullerton, Hudson Bay, March 8, 1905. Portrait of of Inuit woman and child. Photo taken inside deck house onboard whaling schooner ERA. Comer identified the woman as the former of wife of the chief, Billy Barlow, of the "Kenepitu Natives." The Inuit Comer referred to as the Kenepitic or Kenepitu were from the Chesterfield Inlet region, and are more appropriately designated as the Qaernermiut. Information from original envelope identifies this as Photo #6.

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