Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beachside camp, Nome, AK
  • Native Alaskan peoples
  • beachside camp, Nome, AK, 1947
  • Where object was made: Nome, Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 8 x 10 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 1/8 x 3 15/16 in
  • Gift of Donald E. Sheriff
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7654

The black and white image is of men seated under an awning, probably an overturned boat, with two makeshift tables displaying carved ivory wares.