Alaska Eskimo with Toy Kayak for his son  family photo

Alaska Eskimo with Toy Kayak for his son

Taken in Alaska United States of America in .

This photo is of an Alaskan Eskimo in a water proof jacket holding a toy kayak that he made for his son taken sometime between 1900 - 1930. I love that this culture's toys prepared their children with ... show more

This photo is of an Alaskan Eskimo in a water proof jacket holding a toy kayak that he made for his son taken sometime between 1900 - 1930. I love that this culture's toys prepared their children with life skills.

Kayaker wearing water-proof jacket with toy boat he made for his son
1 photographic print.
  • Title transcribed from caption accompanying item.
  • Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress).
  • Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.
  • Carpenter Collection
  • Eskimos--Clothing & dress--Alaska--1890-1940.
  • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--Alaska--1890-1940.
  • Kayaks--1890-1940.
  • Toys--1890-1940.
  • United States--Alaska
  • Photographic prints--1890-1940.
  • Portrait photographs--1890-1940.
Lomen Bros., photographer
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Photo provided courtesy of the United States Library of Congress.