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Bark canoes : the art and obsession of Tappan Adney / John Jennings ; photographs by John Pemberton

Catalog Data

Author:
Jennings, John 1941-  Search this
Adney, Tappan 1868-1950  Search this
Mariners' Museum (Newport News, Va.)  Search this
Subject:
Adney, Tappan 1868-1950  Search this
Mariners' Museum (Newport News, Va.)  Search this
Physical description:
152 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Catalogs
Date:
2012
2004
Notes:
Originally published in 2004.
"Published in association with the Mariners' Museum."
Includes photographs of canoe models by Edwin Tappan Adney from the Mariners' Museum collection.
Summary:
Profiles the life and work of Edwin Tappan Adney, who preserved the history of Native and fur trade bark canoe construction in North America by building historically accurate canoe models using authentic materials and traditional techniques. Includes photographs of 110 models with captions explaining the source, building techniques and materials used for each canoe.
Topic:
Canoes and canoeing--Models  Search this
Boats--Models  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1044834