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Studio portrait of an Inuit woman and her husband, probably from the eastern Arctic, who came south on a New Bedford whaler, and was possibly on a "tour" when photographed. PA-181095 is the Inuit woman and PA-181096 is her husband. 


[ca. 1860]


New York, N.Y., U.S.A.

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

2 photograph ; 102 x 62 mm
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Graphic (photo)
Copy negative PA-181095
90: Open
Graphic (photo)
Copy negative PA-181096
90: Open
Graphic (photo)
Colour transparency K-0000119
90: Open
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
90: Open
Other accession no.
1990-495 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: Feris / Library and Archives Canada / PA-181095
Restrictions on use: Nil
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Photographer: Feris, 751 Broadway.

Additional information

The two cartes-de-visite were photographed together

Colour transparency available

Exhibitions note
Aboriginal Portraits; Ed Tompkins, Jeffrey Thomas; Ed Tompkins, Jeffrey Thomas

Signatures and inscriptions
(Verso:) Esquimal


Other system control no.