Souvenir Model Thule Kayak with a Triangular Shaped Cockpit

Unidentified Inughuit (North Greenlandic Inuit) maker
Eastern Arctic


about 1924

Seal skin, wood, sinew, nails, iron wire

Overall: 44 5/8 × 3 5/16 × 4 5/8 in. (113.3 × 8.4 × 11.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Lei and Paul Goddard, Class of 1955



Place Made: Greenland, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

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. 76, no.63.


Collected by Professor Richard Halsey Goddard (1897-1983), Dartmouth Physics Department, on the Greenland MacMillan Expedition, 1923-1924; to Paul and Lei Goddard, Ardsley-on-Hudson, New York [son]; given to present collection, 1982.

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