Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America by Edwin Tappan Adney,Howard I. Chapelle,John McPhee

By Edwin Tappan Adney,Howard I. Chapelle,John McPhee

The bark canoes of the North American Indians, fairly these of birchbark, have been one of the so much hugely built manually propelled primitive watercraft. equipped with Stone Age instruments from to be had fabrics, their layout, dimension, and visual appeal have been various to fit the various requisites in their clients. Even this present day, canoes are in keeping with those historic designs, and this interesting advisor combines old historical past with directions for developing one. writer Edwin Tappan Adney, born in 1868, dedicated his existence to learning canoes and was once essentially the only pupil in his box. His papers and study were assembled by way of a curator on the Smithsonian Institution.

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