Eskimo Art Work

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AMONG the many objects of interest seen in a brief journey to the cryolite mines in the Arsuk fjord, Greenland, last September, none was more attractive than a collection of what may be called Eskimo works of art, belonging to Assistant-Superintendent Edwards, of the mine. Three of the specimens were photographed with a tourist's camera. Although the photograph was not a very good one, it shows a degree of skill in sculpture that would probably surprise those familiar only with those specimens found in such museums as the Washington and the Berlin.

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SPEARS, J. Eskimo Art Work. Nature 43, 464 (1891) doi:10.1038/043464e0

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