Eskimo Grave, Kotzebue Sound

Dr. Samuel J. Call1897

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of an indigenous Alaskan burial. A body that has been completely wrapped in cloth lies atop wooden stilts that have been crossed and tied together to created scaffolding.


  • Title: Eskimo Grave, Kotzebue Sound
  • Creator: Dr. Samuel J. Call
  • Date Created: 1897
  • Location Created: Kotzebue Sound, Northwest Arctic, Alaska, United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 11.3 × 16.4 cm (4 7/16 × 6 7/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Gelatin silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XA.1547.8
  • Culture: American
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Dr. Samuel J. Call (American, 1858 - 1909)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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