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interior of tilt

The Rooms Provincial Archives, VA 91-4.2, "Interior of tilt at Webeck Harbour, [Labrador] showing open fire, open chimney, cracks in walls, iron bake pot, tea kettle, loaf of bread, etc., 22 Aug. 1893" / Eliot Curwen, International Grenfell Association photograph collection

Additional Information  Dr. Eliot Curwen accompanied Dr. Wilfred T. Grenfell in 1893 to northern Newfoundland and Labrador. He noted in his album that "In this one room live 4 men, 1 boy & 1 girl, night & day." Note the effort to keep the room attractive however evident in the lace doilies and the cups and saucers stored on the shelf