Souvenir Model One Man Kayak

Unidentified Kalaallit (West Greenlandic Inuit) maker, Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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about 1897

Seal skin, wood, ivory, metal pieces

Overall: 3 1/16 × 3 5/16 × 33 3/4 in. (7.8 × 8.4 × 85.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. William Stickney, Class of 1900W

164.21.15434

Geography/Culture

North America, Greenland

Period

19th century

Object Name

Model

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Course History

Arctic Health Conference Viewing, Winter 2020

ENVS 15, Environmental Issues: Earth‘s Cold Region, Spring 2019

ANTH 11, NAS 11, Ancient Native Americans, Deborah Nichols, William Fitzhugh, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Juanuary 27-May 13,2007.

Publication History

Nicole Stuckenberger, Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 62, no. 9.

Provenance

Collected by William Stickney, Class of 1900 (1878-1924), as a member [as a Dartmouth student] of Robert E. Peary's 1897 Arctic Expedition, 1897; to his wife, Jean Aiken Stickney (1886-unknown), Rutland, Vermont, at the time of his death in 1924; given to present collection, 1964.

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