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Culture/People
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow]
Previous owner
Dr. Walter A. Stevens (Walter Augustus Stevens), Non-Indian, 1831-1907
Elnora V. Stevens (Elnora Victoria Richards/Mrs. Walter A. Stevens), Non-Indian, 1838-1930
Genevieve I. Stevens, Non-Indian, 1872-1954
Seller
Elnora V. Stevens (Elnora Victoria Richards/Mrs. Walter A. Stevens), Non-Indian, 1838-1930
Genevieve I. Stevens, Non-Indian, 1872-1954
Object Name
Figure
Media/Materials
Ivory
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Point Barrow; Arctic Slope Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Walter A. Stevens (1831-1907), who traveled across country before settling in Chicago, Illinois, and becoming a dentist; inherited by his wife Elnora Victoria Richards Stevens (1838-1930) and daughter Genevieve I. Stevens (1872-1954); purchased by MAI from Elnora Stevens and Genevieve Stevens in 1925.
Catalog Number
14/3369
Barcode
143369.000
See related items
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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