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25. Eskimos dressing for a dance. Lake Tahiryuag. Victoria Museum
  • Canada Department of the Interior, Natural Resources Intelligence Branch
  • 25. Eskimos dressing for a dance. Lake Tahiryuag. Victoria Museum, 1873–1936
  • Where object was made: Tahiryuak Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
  • glass lantern slide, hand coloring
  • Object Height/Width: 8.3 x 10.1 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 1/4 x 4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7889
Description

Glass lantern slide of a small group of seven people. Three are standing in the background and facing toward the viewer. Three are seated on the ground, and one person, on the facing right side, is bent forward and adjusting the leg of their pants. One the facing left side is a sled with a pair of boots draped over it and an animal skin stretched along the ground. Possibly water in the background, identified as Tahiryuak Lake, Northwest Territories.