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Culture/People
Inughuit (Cape York or Polar Eskimo)
Collector
Dr. Thorild Wulff, Non-Indian, 1877-1917
Previous owner
Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet (Swedish Museum of Natural History)
Object Name
Figure
Media/Materials
Ivory
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Cape York; Qaanaaq Municipality (Thule, Qaanaap); Avannaa (North Greenland); Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat)
Geographical Areas
Eastern Arctic
Collection History
Collected by Thorild Wulff (1877-1917, a Swedish botanist and polar explorer) between 1916 and 1917; formerly in the collection of the Naturhistoriska Riksmuseum (Stockholm, Sweden); acquired by MAI through an exchange with the Naturhistoriska Riksmuseum in 1922.
Catalog Number
11/548
Barcode
110548.000
See related items
Inughuit (Cape York or Polar Eskimo)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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