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Title: Men, dead polar bear, and whaleboat on ice, Southampton Island, July 1904

Accession Number: 1966.339.60
Type: lantern slide
Maker: Lockwood, Ferris C.; Comer, George (Captain)
Place: Canada, Nunavut, Southampton Island
Date: 1904-07
Materials: glass
Description: Lantern slide prepared by F.C. Lockwood of Brooklyn, NY, from an original photograph (1963.1767.49) by Capt. George Comer. Used by Comer to illustrate lectures about his Arctic and seafaring experiences. Depicts group of men viewing dead polar bear hauled out on the ice, whaleboat at left. Photo taken near Southampton Island, July 1904.

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