Child's Snowshoes

Labrador Inuit (Labradormiut), Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1929-1930

Wood and gut

Overall: 31 1/2 × 24 × 1 in. (80 × 61 × 2.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Robert O. Fernald, Class of 1936

173.32.25510

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Snow and Ice

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Exhibition History

The Age of the Marvelous, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 21-November 24, 1991; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, January 25-March 22, 1992; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, May 24-August 25, 1992; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, October 6, 1992-January 3, 1993, naturalia no. n75.

Montshire Museum of Science Exhibition

Arctic Hot Spot, Hopkins Center Display Case, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 11, 1974.

Provenance

Collected by Dr. Adelbert W. Fernald (1871-1958) on the 1929 and 1930 MacMillan Expeditions to Baffin Island and Labrador [possibly a gift in return for the free dental work provided by Dr. Fernald]; to his son Robert Osborn Fernald (1914-2003, Class of 1936), Green Village, New Jersey; given to present collection, 1973.

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