Crew Preparing Whaling Schooner Era For Winter

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Description

Glass negative by Capt. George Comer, taken at Repulse Bay, Hudson Bay, October 15, 1901. Comer identified this scene as "showing men and part of the vessel [whaling schooner ERA] when taking our anchors up and placing the vessel in position for the winter." Information from original envelope identifies this as Photo #97, #171. Number 171 is etched into emulsion on lower part of plate.