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Place of creation
Support: 43.800 x 30.500 cm
Platemark: 27.500 x 22.500 cm
Scope and content
Etching from a drawing by Capt. G.F. Lyon, based on Parry's arctic expedition of 1821-23. Image depicts four Eskimo people (one of which is a child) standing in a group, dressed in local costume. On the right is a faint outline of a small, three-masted ship.
Conditions of access
Copy negative C-133836
10 Item no. assigned by LAC 151
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, acc. no. R13133-151
Artist: Lyon, George Francis, 1795-1832,
Publication: Work published in W.E. Parry, "Journal of a second voyage for the discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1821-22-23 in His Majesty's ships Fury and Hecla" (London: John Murray, 1824).
3. SUBJ - NATIVES, INUIT - COSTUMES.
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