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Berchem, Frederick W.

Between 1920 and 1927, Fred W. Berchem's, a young naval officer compile four albums that are memoirs of service with the Hudson's Bay Company in the Canadian North. An avid amateur photographer, Berchem orderly and annotated carefully his albums. His photo topics are of historical interest, they include seal hunts and shipboard arrangements in a pluralistic floating community - British, Canadian, and Inuit.

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Aivilingmiut man and wife, Igluligaarjuk (Chesterfield Inlet), NU, 1920 (MP-1984.126.125)

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Aivilingmiut man and wife, Igluligaarjuk (Chesterfield Inlet), NU, 1920
Frederick W. Berchem
1920, 20th century
MP-1984.126.125

Unloading supplies at Port Harrison (Inukjuak), QC, 1922 (MP-1984.128.7)

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Unloading supplies at Port Harrison (Inukjuak), QC, 1922
Frederick W. Berchem
July 1922, 20th century
MP-1984.128.7

Iceberg in Baffin Bay, Nunavut, 1926 (MP-1984.127.37)

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Iceberg in Baffin Bay, Nunavut, 1926
Frederick W. Berchem
September 1926, 20th century
MP-1984.127.37