Souvenir Model of a Man Seal Hunting in the Spring using a Blind and a Gun Stand

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

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early 1930s

Wood, paper, cloth, seal fur, seal skin, commercial thread and glue

Overall: 2 9/16 × 3 3/4 × 22 13/16 in. (6.5 × 9.6 × 58 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of George Murphy, Class of 1941

39.70.7906

Geography/Culture

North America, Greenland

Period

20th century

Object Name

Model

Classification

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. 54, no.65.

Provenance

Collected by George Frost Murphy, Jr. (1918-2001, Class of 1941) on the McMillan Expedition, 1938-39; given to present collection, 1939.

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