Tuesday, October 21, 2008

"Sea History" carries feature article by MSM Curator

Fred Calabretta's article, The Work of Captain George Comer - Whaling and Anthropology in the Artic is featured this month in Sea History: The Art Literature, Adventure, Lore & Learning of the Sea. The article details Comer's relationships with noted anthropologist Franz Boas, the American Museum of Natural History, and the Inuits of Hudson Bay.

Photograph from the collection of Captain George Comer (1858-1937) of East Haddam, Connecticut. Depicts Capt. Comer on the deck of an unidentified vessel. On mount, below photo: "From C.G.Y. King/ James L. Foord/ May 1926".

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