Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

21. Eskimo Cache near Barter Island. Victoria Museum
  • Canada Department of the Interior, Natural Resources Intelligence Branch
  • 21. Eskimo Cache near Barter Island. Victoria Museum, 1873–1936
  • Dwellers of Far North
  • Where object was made: Barter Island, District of Alaska or Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States
  • glass lantern slide, hand coloring
  • Object Height/Width: 8.2 x 10.2 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 1/4 x 4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7876
Description

Glass lantern slide of a flat landscape with blue sky. In the center is a small round structure covered in a large hide, with several vertical timbers around the outside and one very long timber resting nearly horizontally from the ground to the top of the structure. In the background is another timber structure with four vertical posts and horizontal beams or a platform.