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Guide to the Inuit (Eskimo) photographs Wyles SC 1114
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  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content

  • Title: Inuit (Eskimo) photographs
    Identifier/Call Number: Wyles SC 1114
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.02 linear feet (1 folder)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1900-1910
    Abstract: 35 black-and-white snapshots of Eskimos and their villages, some with handwritten captions on the backs.
    Physical Location: Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library
    Language of Materials: The collection is in English.

    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

    Use Restrictions

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of Item], Inuit (Eskimo) photographs, Wyles SC 1114. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Library purchase, 2013.

    Scope and Content

    35 black-and-white snapshots of Eskimos and their villages, some with handwritten captions on the backs. Images include wooden sculptures and structures; kayaks being repaired; baskets and women weaving; hundreds of herring strung up to dry; shots of men, women, and children in various locations, in both traditional and modern clothing; a woman chewing a leather sole to soften it. Of some interest are the editorial comments in some of the captions, such as "Katie is really cute for a native".

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Eskimos--Social life and customs
    Inuit--Pictorial works