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Title: Canadian Eskimo Melichi (d. 1908-09)

Accession Number: 1966.339.19
Type: lantern slide
Maker: Lockwood, Ferris C.; Comer, George (Captain)
Place: Canada
Materials: glass
Description: Lantern slide from photograph by Capt. George Comer; taken in Hudson Bay, ca. 1904. Depicts a seated Inuit man posed in front of a sail cloth backdrop. Identified by Comer as Melichi [Meliki], who died on Southampton Island during the winter of 1909-1910. Photo probably taken onboard the whaling schooner ERA at Cape Fullerton in January of 1904. Slide prepared by F. C. Lockwood. From glass negative 1963.1767.42.

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