Ojibway Four-Thwart Birch Bark Canoe

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This is an Ojibway-style canoe. It features four thwarts, which is common in this style of canoe design. The battens along the bottom of the canoe are an interesting addition to the traditional design.

Accession Number
1977.38.1

Length
3.96 metres (13 feet)

Beam
84 centimetres (2 feet 9 inches)

Builder
Builder unknown, ca. 1900.

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