Alaskan Eskimo life in the 1890s as sketched by Native artists

by George E. Phebus

Publisher: University of Alaska Press in Fairbanks

Written in English
Published: Pages: 168 Downloads: 223
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Subjects:

  • Eskimo art.,
  • Eskimos -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Eskimos -- Social life and customs.

Edition Notes

StatementGeorge Phebus, Jr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE99.E7 P46 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination168 p. :
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL787255M
ISBN 10091200679X
LC Control Number95019544

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Phebus. Phebus concluded that the art was a product of various students in public and private schools in northwestern Alaska during the s and observes, "Their greatest value lies in their providing us with a pictorial record of Alaskan Eskimo life as depicted by native artists just prior to the drastic changes of the 20th century."Author: George Phebus.

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