Item N-1979-050: 1199

Eskimo "Husky" Dogs. Beast of burden of the Arctic is the husky dog, long used by the Eskimo to haul sleds across the rough terrain of the regions above the Arctic Circle. A strong, fearless animal, the Husky is an indespensible companion on hunting trips. These photos of Huskies at work and play were taken in the Canadian Northwest Territories. 723. Sled dogs curled up asleep. This they do at the very earliest opportunity, whether in or out of harness.

CREDIT: NWT Archives/Archibald Fleming fonds/N-1979-050: 1199

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Catalogue number N-1979-050: 1199
Physical descriptionb&w print
Date of creation [193-?]
Scope/Caption Eskimo "Husky" Dogs. Beast of burden of the Arctic is the husky dog, long used by the Eskimo to haul sleds across the rough terrain of the regions above the Arctic Circle. A strong, fearless animal, the Husky is an indespensible companion on hunting trips. These photos of Huskies at work and play were taken in the Canadian Northwest Territories. 723. Sled dogs curled up asleep. This they do at the very earliest opportunity, whether in or out of harness.
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Footnote Citation NWT Archives, Archibald Fleming fonds, accession number N-1979-050, item number 1199.
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