Wooden snow goggle case, containing 2 pairs of snow goggles, Eskimo
A wooden case and two pairs of snow goggles made by the Inuit (Eskimo) people of the Arctic region of North America, c. 1801-1900. The Inuit first developed this type of snow goggles about 2000 years ago to protect the wearer against snow blindness.
- Ethnography and Folk Medicine
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- snow goggles
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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