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I would like to thank Bernadette Driscoll who, in a letter to Odette Leroux, former curator of Inuit art at CMC, pointed out the similarity between some of the ivory carvings Comer had collected for Boas and the carvings in the CMC’s collection. She made the connection that the Era and the Neptune had wintered beside each other in 1903/04, which introduced a new line of enquiry, the result of which is this essay.
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