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Date(s)

ca. 1856

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

Publisher

Childs & Peterson

1 print / estampe : engraving in line on steel ; 14 x 22 cm.

Scope and content

Image depicts a group of Eskimo people sitting inside an igloe. On the left, a woman with a child beside her appears to be cooking something over a fire.

Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-001047
Restrictions not set
Graphic (art)
90: Open
Volume
12 Item no. assigned by LAC 190
90: Open
Archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright: expired Credit: Library and Archives Canada, acc. no. R13133-190

Additional information

From a sketch by Dr. [E.K.] Kane. [Painted by] C. Schuessele. J. C. Mcrae [engraved by]

See CD for unverified location information.

Copy negative number: C-001047 Inventory number, E.K. Kane artist file: II-10

Publication: from E.K. Kane, "Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55" (Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1856), vol. 2, p. 113.

Exhibitions note
Exhibition Title: The Light that Fills the World. Curator: Rene Picard, Canadian Embassy Art Gallery, Washington, D.C.; 1989.09.19-1990.01.15.

Signatures and inscriptions
Recto, l.l.: C. Schuessele ; l.r.: J.C. McRae. ; l.c.: Engraved at J.M. Butler's establishment 84 Chestnut St. / LIFE IN THE ESQUIMAUX IGLÖE / ETAH. / (From a sketch by Dr. Kane)

Subject heading

1. SUBJ - NATIVES, INUIT - ACTIVITIES.
2. SUBJ - NATIVES, INUIT - COSTUMES.
3. SUBJ - NATIVES, INUIT - DWELLINGS.

Private

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