The stone used by Inuit carvers is often local and specific to each camp though it does require some equipment and strength to quarry. Carvers usually travel some distance by boat or ATV to collect suitable stone often in locations only accessible during the summer months.
[Label text from "Art from the Arctic: Inuit Prints and Sculpture" (11/20/09-2/14/10) by Cynthia Culbert]
Dr. and Mrs. Douglas Johnstone; their gift to the Gallery in 1970
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