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Culture/People
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow]
Previous owner
Bernard A. Whalen (B.A. Whalen), Non-Indian, 1869-1942
Seller
Bernard A. Whalen (B.A. Whalen), Non-Indian, 1869-1942
Object Name
Box with cover
Media/Materials
Wood
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Point Barrow; Arctic Slope Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown, formerly in the collection of Bernard A. Whalen (1869-1942, who dealt in "Alaskan Indian Curios" and operated Whalen's Curio Store in Los Angeles, California); purchased by MAI from Bernard Whalen in 1917.
Catalog Number
6/972
Barcode
060972.000
See related items
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow]
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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