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Lamp

Object 2001.001.001

Lamp

Lamp

A seal oil lamp, or qulliq, made of green-grey stone. The lamp belonged to hunter and trapper Natkusiak, also known as Billy Banksland. After accompanying adventurer Vilhjalmur Stefansson on the Canadian Arctic Expedition from 1914 to 1917, Natkusiak received the schooner North Star in lieu of wages owing. He and his family used the schooner as a base for trapping on Banks Island.

Object Details
Accession No.2001.001.001
MakerUnknown
Culture
Region
LocationBanks Island, Western arctic
DateEarly 1900s
Sunglasses
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Sunglasses

Object 989.003.001 a,b

Sunglasses

Sunglasses

A pair of sunglasses with metal frame and tinted glass lenses, and leather case. These glasses were used by Captain John Hadley and Storker Storkersen, members of the the Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913-1918.

Object Details
Accession No.989.003.001 a,b
MakerUnknown
Culture
Region
LocationBeaufort Sea, Western arctic
Datec. 1913