Eskimo Masks: Art and Ceremony Dorothy Jean Ray

ISBN: 9780295953533

Published: December 12th 1975

Paperback

246 pages


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Eskimo Masks: Art and Ceremony  by  Dorothy Jean Ray

Eskimo Masks: Art and Ceremony by Dorothy Jean Ray
December 12th 1975 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 246 pages | ISBN: 9780295953533 | 3.43 Mb

Rear cover notes: Created in a vast range of sizes and styles, abstract or realistic, Eskimo masks were both representations of spirits and a way of communicating with them. Magnificent photographs by Alfred Blaker from the extensive Lowie MuseumMoreRear cover notes: Created in a vast range of sizes and styles, abstract or realistic, Eskimo masks were both representations of spirits and a way of communicating with them.

Magnificent photographs by Alfred Blaker from the extensive Lowie Museum collection, with additional examples from other sources, complement Dorothy Jean Rays vivid text to provide a thorough and incisive analysis of the masks. Anthropologists and archeologists as well as those with special interest in the Eskimo will enthusiastically welcome the reprinting of this volume [originally published in 1967].

The book includes 70 plates, in color and black & white, many of which include numerous images.



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