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Title: "Commander Peary in Arctic dress"

Accession Number: 1965.727.4
Category: POSTCARDS
Type: photographic postcard
Maker: Kawin & Co.
Place:
Date: 1909
Materials: paper
Description: Photographic postcard; caption on front, "No. 6, Commander Peary/ in Arctic dress"; one of series recounting Peary and Cook expeditions to the Arctic in search of the North Pole; descriptive paragraph on back; published by Kawin & Co., Chicago, copyright 1909; decorative icicle motif border with vignettes at bottom of walrus on ice and Eskimo with harpoon and dead polar bear.

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