Profile Portrait of Inuk Guide Ipirvik (c. 1837- c. 1881)

ID: SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-1137]

Creator: Smillie, T. W (Thomas William) 1843-1917

Form/Genre: Glass negatives

Date: 1880

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 001, Image No. MAH-1137

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Subject

United States National Museum

Notes

  • USNM No. 1137
  • Also known as Ebierbing and "Eskimo Joe."
  • Inuk guide and explorer who, with his wife, accompanied Arctic explorer Charles Francis Hall on the Polaris expedition in an attempt to reach the North Pole.
  • Husband of Taqulittuq, also known as Tookoolito and Hannah.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 001, Image No. MAH-1137

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1880
  • Circa 1870s

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  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

Portraits

Form/Genre

Glass negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-1137]

Physical description

10 x 8;

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