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Title: Inuit man (Ippaktuq Tasseok) signalling, Repulse Bay, Hudson Bay, Canadian Arctic, January 13, 1902

Accession Number: 1963.1767.97
Type: glass negative
Maker: Comer, George (Capt.)
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Date: 1900-01-13
Materials: glass
Description: Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken at Repulse Bay, Hudson Bay, January 13, 1902. Depicts "Harry" [Ippaktuq Tasseok]. Comer describes this as "showing way of a native signaling others to come...temperature 36 below." Harry was the leader of a group of Inuit known as the Aivilik or Aivilingmiut. Information from original envelope identifies this as Photo 70, #85. Number 85 is etched into emulsion on lower part of plate.

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