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1924 mountaineers. Andrew Irvine and George Mallory are standing, 1st and 2nd from the left. They died a day or two later. This was their final expedition; they died on Everest a day or two after this photo was taken.

In March of British mountain climber George Leigh Mallory was touring the United States to raise money for a expedition to Mount Ev.

I have something similar, mine is closed kayak w ivory harpoons, floats--Inuit boat builder with a sample of a boat he builds in real size.

An Inuit man models a space age-looking parka fashioned of walrus intestine, which is impermeable to water. Nome, Alaska, © Photo by .

Parka_Greenland A parka or anorak, original waterproof cloth worn by the inuit people, made with seal gut, seaweed, cotton thread, caribou fur, and small glass beads_ about 1920_140 x 160 cm Parkas made with gut (intestines), such as that offered here, are a technical enterprise evolved from a very ancient tradition. They were usually worn over other clothing.  Parkas were mainly used to protect the body from the icy sea water during hunting forays on board kayaks. They were also used as a…

Parka_Greenland A parka or anorak, original waterproof cloth worn by the inuit people, made with seal gut, seaweed, cotton thread, caribou fur, and small glass beads_ about 1920_140 x 160 cm Parkas made with gut (intestines), such as that offered here, are a technical enterprise evolved from a very ancient tradition. They were usually worn over other clothing. Parkas were mainly used to protect the body from the icy sea water during hunting forays on board kayaks. They were also used as a…

This elegant expression of Unangax^ clothing design is based on the European-style greatcoat, but made of feather-light sea mammal intestine instead of heavy wool. Seal esophagus appliqué, caribou hair embroidery, colored yarn, cormorant feathers, and human hair add to its beauty.

Cape of sea mammal intestines, caribou hair, cormorant feathers, human hair 1858

Charles Evans, Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay, Tom Bourdillion and George Band after the 1953 Mt Everest ascent in Nepal.

Charles Evans, Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay, Tom Bourdillion and George Band after the 1953 Mt Everest ascent in Nepal.

Maurice Herzog au sommet de l'Annapurna (1950, avec Louis Lachenal)

Maurice Herzog waving a french flag after becoming the first man to climb a peak over Annapurna, in 1950 ×