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Setting it free : an exhibition of modern Alaskan Eskimo ivory carving

Author: Dinah W LarsenTerry P DickeyDorothy Jean RayUniversity of Alaska Museum.Alaska State Council on the Arts.All authors
Publisher: Fairbanks, Alaska : University of Alaska Museum, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Catalogue of an exhibition entitled "Setting it free", which traces the historical development of Alaskan Eskimo ivory carving from the 1850's to the present.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dinah W Larsen; Terry P Dickey; Dorothy Jean Ray; University of Alaska Museum.; Alaska State Council on the Arts.; Alaska State Museum.
OCLC Number: 17700380
Notes: "The exhibit and publication were made possible through the generous support of Westours, Inc., Alaska State Council on the Arts, Alaska State Museum, Friends of the University of Alaska Museum"--Preliminary page.
Description: ii, 109 pages : illustrations, photographs, portraits ; 28 cm
Contents: I. The history of Alaskan Eskimo art in ivory Contemporary / Ray, Dorothy Jean --
II. Contemporary trends in the Ivory Carving of Nome, Alaska / Ray, Dorothy Jean --
III. Impacts of the Maritime Mammal Protection Act / Burns, John --
IV. Interviews: profile of 4 ivory carvers / Johnson, Roy --
Photo essay: carvers at work / McWayne, Barry --
V. The Alaskan native artist in the 80's" "Give it eyes and teeth and I'll buy it" / Schoppert, Jan --
VI. Tusk, tusk ; preserving ivory artifacts / Hoveman, Alice --
VII. Ivory collections held by three Alaska Museums / Hulbert, Bette, Walter Van Horn, and Dinah Larsen --
VIII. Objects: plates and list.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Dinah Larsen and Terry Dickey in consultation with Dorothy Jean Ray.

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Catalogue of an exhibition entitled "Setting it free", which traces the historical development of Alaskan Eskimo ivory carving from the 1850's to the present.

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