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Inuit aboard schooner 'Bowdoin,' West Greenland

Contributed by Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

West Greenlanders and crewmen of the Bowdoin, a schooner built especially for Arctic exploration, watch film footage.

Donald MacMillan, who stands by the projector near the schooner's wheel, and his wife, Miriam, frequently filmed Inuit people, their activities and environment.

Occasionally "Mac" showed Hollywood films, too. Both the vessel's crew and their northern visitors delighted in "going to the pictures."

Other Information


  • Title: Inuit aboard schooner 'Bowdoin,' West Greenland
  • Creator: MacMillan, Miriam Look
  • Media: negative
  • Local Code: 1994.5.1263
  • Collection: Miriam MacMillan Bequest
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center
Bowdoin College, 9500 College Station, Brunswick, ME 04011-8495
(207) 725-3416
http://academic.bowdoin.edu/arcticmuseum/

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