Inuit woman holding the hand of a child

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Inuit woman holding the hand of a child
Lantern slide made of glass

Museum number 1972-351-89

This lantern slide shows an Inuit woman standing on the deck of a whaling ship. She is wearing traditional clothing, with a dark fur top with white decorations down the sleeves, around the collar and around the bottom, with fringes beneath. She is bare headed and has rings on both hands. She is holding the right hand of a small child who is also wearing traditional clothes as he looks at the camera.

Inuit woman holding the hand of a child
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