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Bark canoes : the art and obsession of Tappan Adney

Author: John Jennings; Tappan Adney; Mariners' Museum (Newport News, Va.)
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2004.
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Tapan Adney (1868-1950) created an extraordinary collection of meticulously researched museum quality traditional canoe models. This book is an illustrated guide to these models, including Adney's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jennings, John, 1941-
Bark canoes.
Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2004
(OCoLC)689471533
Named Person: Tappan Adney; E Tappan Adney
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Jennings; Tappan Adney; Mariners' Museum (Newport News, Va.)
ISBN: 1552977331 9781552977330
OCLC Number: 53962036
Notes: Includes photographs of canoe models by Edwin Tappan Adney from the Mariners' Museum collection.
"Published in association with the Mariners' Museum."
Description: 152 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Edwin Tappan Adney --
Canoe models --
Canoes of the East coast --
Canoes of the eastern woodlands --
Canoes of the northwest --
Canoes of Asia and South America --
Canoes of the fur trade --
Canoe model details --
How an Indian birch-bark canoe is made / E.T. Adney --
The birchbark canoe --
The canoe frontier.
Responsibility: John Jennings ; photographs by John Pemberton.
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A photographic gallery of the extraordinary work of a remarkable man... Adney became obsessed with accurately recording every aspect of North American canoe building.--Diana Mumford"Wave Length Read more...

 
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