Souvenir Model Kayak with Paddler and Equipment for Seal Hunting

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

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collected 1950

Wood, seal skin, gut (intestines), bone, and steel

Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 15/16 x 23 1/4 in. (3.8 x 5 x 59 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Peter S. Dow, Thayer School, Class of 1911

50.14.12412

Geography/Culture

North America, Greenland

Period

20th century

Object Name

Model

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Course History

ENVS 80, BIOL 148, Polar Science, Policy, and Ethics, Ross Virginia, Spring 2013

ENVS 80, BIOL 148, Polar Science, Policy, and Ethics, Ross Virginia, Spring 2012

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.

Peoples and Cultures of the Plains, Northwest Coast, and Artic Region, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Native American Studies 21 / Anthropology 40, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 30-December 20, 1992.

Peoples and Cultures of the Northwest Coast and Arctic Regions, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-October 14, 1990.

Publication History

Artic Institute Poster & Mailing. Micheal Amberger, Office of Instructional Services, N. Fairbanks Hall (646-3606).

Nicole Stuckenberger, Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 11, no.25.

Provenance

Collected in Greenland by the donor's brother, name unknown, June 1950; to Professor Peter Staub Dow [1887-1980, Thayer 1911); given to present collection, 1950.

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