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Title: Crewmembers removing baleen from beached bowhead whale, Hudson Bay, 1897-1912

Accession Number: 1966.339.52
Type: lantern slide
Maker: Comer, George (Captain)
Place: Canada
Date: 1897-1912
Materials: glass
Description: Lantern slide prepared by F.C. Lockwood of Brooklyn, NY, from an original photograph by Capt. George Comer. Used by Comer to illustrate lectures about his Arctic and seafaring experiences. Depicts crewmembers of whaling schooner ERA or A.T. GIFFORD removing baleen from a beached bowhead whale. Photo taken west coast of Hudson Bay, ca. 1897-1912.

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