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Recent hot weather Metro has enjoyed hasn't been enjoyed by Eskimo Simeonie Eliasiapik who is demonstrating his skills as a soapstone sculptor at an arts and crafts show at Fairview Mall. Eliasiapik can't wait to get back to his village on the shores of Hudson Bay where the weather is more to his liking. He said he makes a good living from the sale of his soapstone carvings, which are marketed through a co-operative, which sees that he gets a fair price for his unique works of art. Open in full size

Recent hot weather Metro has enjoyed hasn't been enjoyed by Eskimo Simeonie Eliasiapik who is demonstrating his skills as a soapstone sculptor at an arts and crafts show at Fairview Mall. Eliasiapik can't wait to get back to his village on the shores of Hudson Bay where the weather is more to his liking. He said he makes a good living from the sale of his soapstone carvings, which are marketed through a co-operative, which sees that he gets a fair price for his unique works of art.

Picture, 1977, English

Recent hot weather Metro has enjoyed hasn't been enjoyed by Eskimo Simeonie Eliasiapik who is demonstrating his skills as a soapstone sculptor at an arts and crafts show at Fairview Mall. Eliasiapik can't wait to get back to his village on the shores of Hudson Bay where the weather is more to his liking. He said he makes a good living from the sale of his soapstone carvings, which are marketed through a co-operative, which sees that he gets a fair price for his unique works of art.

Picture, 1977, English

Notes

Photograph published in the Toronto Star, 20 May 1977, page B2, to illustrate article by Warren Potter, "Balmy Metro leaves Eskimo visitor cold." Fairview Mall, 1800 Sheppard Avenue East, northeast corner of Don Mills Road. (43.77550741, -79.34674815)

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Artists - EA - EM

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0103812f