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Item 28940

Title: Exploring an Inuit grave on Eskimo Island, Labrador, 1891

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

Date: 1891

Location: Eskimo Island

Media: paper; photograph

Item 29000

Title: Ernest Young leaning on rifle, Labrador, 1819

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

Date: 1891

Media: Photograph

Item 28999

Title: Austin Cary posing with equipment, Labrador, 1891

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

Date: 1891

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Grand Falls Expedition party, Labrador, 1891

Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.

Exhibit

Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.