Inuit mother and child aboard Eclipse, 1900

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Inuit mother and child aboard Eclipse, 1900
Lantern slide made of glass

Museum number 1972-351-103

This lantern slide was taken on board a Dundee whaling ship. It shows an Inuit mother with a small baby on her back. The smiling woman is sitting on what could be a spare spar on the deck. There is a whaleboat suspended from its davits behind her.

Inuit mother and child aboard Eclipse, 1900
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