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Photograph (black and white); portrait of a group of Inuit standing in front of a whale boat with the Union Jack flag flying; the men wear fur parkas, trousers, and boots; one man sitting on the snow in the foreground, second from the left, is wearing a pair of snow goggles.
Gelatin silver print
- 1901-1913 (Original)
- Photographed in: Baffin IslandArctic region (?)
- (Americas,North America,Canada,Nunavut,Baffin Island)
- Height: 12.7 centimetres
- Width: 17.7 centimetres
Inscription Positionback of image
Inscription Commenthandwritten in ink
This image is a photographic contact print made from a film negative and labelled as "[Inuit posing in front of whale boat same occasion as 184, 185, 207?. 8x10cm]" in the PicDoc.
Production Place: Arctic region either in Canada or Greenland.
Related images: Am,A49.183, Am,A49.184, and Am,A49.206Photographer: It is unclear whether or not Rev Edgar W T Greenshield is the photographer of these images.Production date: the dates 1901 through 1913 are given, becaue this is the time that Rev. Greenshield worked as a missionary in the Arctic.
Production place: Greenshield was based on Blacklead Island, Blacklead Island is a Baffin Island of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in Nunavut's Qikiqtaaluk Region.
Miss H South gave the British Museum permission to make photographic copy prints from a collection of 133 glass transparencies and 80 film negatives originally in possession of Rev Edgar W T Greenshield.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
- 210 (Series number)
- MM034269/1 (Old BM number)
Photograph (black and white); portrait of a group of Inuits pstanding in front of a whale boat with the Union Jack flag flying the men wear fur parka jackets, trousers, and boots; one man sitting on the snow in the foreground, second from the left, is wearing a pair of snow goggles. Gelatin silver print
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Object reference number: EPF115182
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