Bark Canoes: The art and Obsession of Tappan Adney [Audiobook] download free by John Jennings

Bark Canoes: The art and Obsession of Tappan Adney Audiobook download free by John Jennings
  • Listen audiobook: Bark Canoes: The art and Obsession of Tappan Adney
  • Author: John Jennings
  • Release date: 2012/12/30
  • Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781770851580
  • Rating: 8.47 of 10
  • Votes: 527
  • Review by: Ansley Buss
  • Review rating: 8.84 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/6
  • Duration: 1H51M22S in 256 kbps (30.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-11
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, AAC, WMA, MPEG4, MP3, MPEG-4 SLS, FLAC, MPEG-4 ALS (compression Z, ZIP, TAR.7Z, 7Z, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 152
  • Includes a PDF summary of 16 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 12M1S (3.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: 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. These historically accurate, 1:5 scale models were meticulously researched, and traditionally constructed using the identical materials of the originals. Many are based on canoes that were the last example of their type. Before such a canoe disintegrated, Adney measured and recorded its dimensions, consulted with native builders and studied historical photographs and paintings. The canoe models are organized into five distinct Canadian groups: - Maritimes. - Eastern Woodland. - Northwest. - Lower British Columbia. - Fur Trade. plus: - Amur Valley. - Asia. - South America. Each canoe model is beautifully photographed and accompanied by captions that outline the craft's origins, uses and technical details.Adney's amazing technical drawings for the models are also included. An extensive introduction covers Adney's life and provides information about native model builders, canoe decoration and fur trade heraldry. Bark Canoes is the definitive reference to indigenous - and ingenious - watercraft used around the world.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Canoeing & Kayaking, Ships & Shipping
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 27.10 USD
  • Dimensions: 228x279x15.24mm
  • Weight: 748.43g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Ontario, Canada

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