Inuit at fishing hole in ice (with stove), Hudson Bay, Canadian Arctic, 1897-1912

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PHOTOGRAPHS

Comer, George (Capt.)
Canada, Hudson Bay
1897 - 1912
4.00 x 5.00 x 0

Photograph from the collection of Captain George Comer (1858-1937) of East Haddam, Connecticut. Depicts 3 Inuit using stoves. Typewritten, on rear: "Snow had to be melted for drinking and/ cooking when we were out whaling in the/ early spring. This was before we had Kerosene/ stoves. When they came out we could remain/ in the boats and cook our coffee and food". Identical to 1963.1767.90.


web coll comer01
1983.25.59

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