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Drawings by Enooesweetok of the Sikosilingmint Tribe of Eskimo, Fox Land, Baffin Island

New York: Rock Foundation, 2001. Small quarto. 21 facsimile reproductions of the original lithographs. With an accompanying Commentary volume edited by Edmund Carpenter.

Contents loose as issued within a folding paper folder, in publisher's box.

Facsimile edition of Flaherty's portfolio of Inuit drawings by Enooesweetok, originally done at the winter quarters of Sir William Mackenzie's expedition to Baffin's Bay: one of 200 copies.

The drawings for this work by a native Inuit named Enooesweetok, were collected by famed filmaker Robert J. Flaherty during Sir William Mackenzie's 1913-1914 expedition to Baffin's Bay and privately published by him on his return. OCLC cites but a single exant example of the first edition, located at the British Library. This facsimile edition was limited to 200 copies.

cf. Crandall, An Annotated Bibliography of Inuit Art 1274.

Item #38448

Price: $650.00

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