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Title: Inuit using a bow drill with flint tip, west coast Hudson Bay, 1897-1912

Accession Number: 1966.339.71
Type: lantern slide
Maker: Comer, George (Captain)
Place: Canada, Hudson Bay
Date: 1897-1912
Materials: glass
Description: Lantern slide prepared by the American Museum of Natural History, NY, from an original photograph (1963.1767.129) by Capt. George Comer. Used by Comer to illustrate lectures about his Arctic and seafaring experiences. Depicts an unidentified Inuit using a bow drill with flint tip. Photo taken west coast of Hudson Bay, ca. 1897-1912.

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