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Bark Canoes: The Art and Obsession of Tappan Adney

By: Jennings, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004605

ISBN: 1552977331

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 152, colour illustrations throughout, glossary, index. Tappan Adney (1868-1950) was an artist, writer, ethnographer, historian and modelmaker of unparalleled ability. He tirelessly documented the cultures and languages of vanishing native cultures. His most enduring legacy is the extraordinary 110 birchbark canoe models he handbuilt to exacting standards. The models, now held at The Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Virginia, were built to ensure future canoe builders had exact reproductions for reference. THE PACKED WEIGHT... View more info