Boats about to begin whaling, Repulse Bay, Hudson Bay, Canada, May 26, 1902.
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
web coll comer01
Comer, George (Captain)
Canada, Hudson Bay; Canada, Nunavut, Repulse Bay
4 x 5 in.
Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken in Hudson Bay. Information from original envelope identifies this as # 179 and #96, the latter is etched in plate. Additional description from envelope: "Showing the boats starting off to the Floe to Commence whaling, Repulse Bay, May 26, 1902." The term floe refers to land-fast ice.