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Picture Library catalogue: British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31

 

Inuit using bow drill

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Accession no.: P2001/84/11
Title: Inuit using bow drill
Description: An Inuit man sits on a wooden box at the door of a sealskin(?) tent. He uses a bow drill, the drill held between his teeth while he operates the bow with his hand, on a piece of wood.
Dimensions:
  • Width: 65mm, height: 65mm
Location: Greenland
Image by: Chapman, Frederick Spencer
Colour or B&W?: Black and white