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31. Native Woman & Child, Nome Alaska
  • Canada Department of the Interior, Natural Resources Intelligence Branch
  • 31. Native Woman & Child, Nome Alaska, 1873–1936
  • Where object was made: Nome, District of Alaska or Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States
  • 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
  • 2007.7891
Description

Glass lantern slide showing a standing woman, wearing a green and yellow plaid dress and a gray hat. She has a strap around her chest and holds her arms behind her back. Over her proper left shoulder, a small child's head is visible, wearing a fur hat or hood.