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42. Copper Eskimo spearing salmon. Cape Krusenstern.
  • Canada Department of the Interior, Natural Resources Intelligence Branch
  • 42. Copper Eskimo spearing salmon. Cape Krusenstern., 1873–1936
  • Where object was made: Cape Krusenstern, 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
  • 2007.7894
Description

Glass lantern slide showing several people standing on a shoreline, many of them holding long spears. In the water, there is a ring of stones and one more person standing at the edge of the ring.