Souvenir Model Dog Sled and Team

Kalaallit (West Greenlandic Inuit), West Greenland, Greenland, Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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about 1897

Wood, fur, seal skin, ivory (probably walrus), commercial thread

Overall: 2 3/4 x 3 7/16 x 17 7/8 in. (7 x 8.8 x 45.4 cm)

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

164.21.15445

Geography/Culture

North America, Greenland

Period

19th century

Object Name

Model

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Exhibition History

Tradition and Transformation: Twentieth Century Inuit Art from the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Gene Y. Kin Class of 1985 Gallery, Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 22, 2014-December 6, 2015.

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. 6.

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.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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