Alaskan Purchase, 1867

EverGreene Painting Studios

Oil on Canvas

1993-1994

 

On a map of the lands purchased in 1867, an Eskimo hunts in a kayak; nearby seal and walrus represent the fur trade as well as the subsistence of the indigenous people. On the map are various towns that were important in drawing people to Alaska.

 

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Taken on October 12, 2011