A Polar Camp

A Polar Camp

Stock #: 297155
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
Publisher: Kawin & Co
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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There is but one stepping stone in the Arctic regions between the world of men and the hitherto impenetrable mystery of the polar seas, and that is Etah, a huddle of Eskimo huts on the western coast of Greenland, by the shore of Smith Sound. In order to economize the life saving heat several families dwell together in one hut. In fact, the whole life of the Eskimo is based upon the communal idea; the tribe works together, eats together, and sleeps together. There is neither poverty nor riches. All take what they need from the common store, and such a thing as starvation or homelessness is unknown