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Traditional inuit snow goggles or sunglasses made from Musk Oxen horn with ties of sealskin. To prevent snow blindness. Greenland: Historic Arctic Prints, art and artifacts: Arctic & Antarctic photographs, pictures & images from Bryan & Cherry Alexander Photography.

Traditional inuit snow goggles or sunglasses made from Musk Oxen horn with ties of sealskin. To prevent snow blindness. Greenland: Historic Arctic Prints, Art and Artifacts

#Inuit carved goggles from caribou antlers to help prevent snow blindness. and block the glare of the sun on the snow. The goggles were curved to fit the user's face and had a large groove cut in the back to allow for the nose. A long thin slit was cut through the goggles to allow in a small amount of light, diminishing the amount of UV rays that get through. The goggles were held to the head by a cord made of caribou sinew

The Inuit carved goggles from caribou antlers to help prevent snow blindness. and block the glare of the sun on the snow. The goggles were curved to fit the user’s face and had a large groove cut in.

inuit snow goggles, Alaska INUIT  ART / ALASKAN NATIVE PEOPLES ' ART / NORTHWESTERN ART / NATIVE CANADIANS' ART : More At FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest

inuit snow goggles, Alaska INUIT ART / ALASKAN NATIVE PEOPLES ' ART / NORTHWESTERN ART / NATIVE CANADIANS' ART : More At FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest

2 lunettes de neige (§) Inuit dans l'os de baleine - - INUIT / ALASKA (DETROIT…

2 lunettes de neige (§) Inuit dans l'os de baleine - - INUIT / ALASKA (DETROIT…

Eskimo Artifact | Snow Goggles Ivory Carved Seals.  More At FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest

Eskimo Artifact | Snow Goggles Ivory Carved Seals. More At FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest

Snow Goggles to protect the eyes from snow blindness on the trail.

Snow Goggles to protect the eyes from snow blindness on the trail.

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