"Polar Eskimo" Exhibit, National Museum of Natural History

ID: MNH-035 or MNH035

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1957

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 8

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Summary

Anthropology Exhibit in the National Museum of Natural History of a life group from the Arctic Region entitled "Polar Eskimo, the Northernmost People of the World." It forms part of the "Native Peoples of the Americas" exhibit. There are five individuals gathered around a sled with several sled dogs. In the foreground of the case there is a dead seal that one of the individuals has just trapped. The exhibit opened in 1957.

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

There is a photo of this case in an earlier Anthropology Exhibit Hall in Negative # 24875.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 8

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1957

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Sled dogs
  • Historians
  • Anthropology
  • Exhibitions
  • Ethnology
  • Seals (Animals)
  • Inuit
  • Indians of North America
  • Eskimos

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

MNH-035 or MNH035

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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