Scrimshaw depicting a Steam Whaling Ship

Iñupiaq, Western Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1905

Bone and graphite

Overall: 1 5/8 × 2 15/16 × 1 15/16 in. (4.2 × 7.5 × 5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill

46.17.14737

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Carving

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Inscription

"Whaling Ship / etched by Esquimo / Arctic, Alaska / Aug.1905"

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Publication History

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. on p. 81 and p. 139, no. 11.

Provenance

Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Alaska, probably 1905; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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