Contributed by Norway Historical Society
Some of Norway snowshoe maker A. Mellen "Mellie" Dunham's famed snowshoes are pictured.
The pair standing in the center were made to Commodore Robert Peary's specifications for his Arctic explorations. These required considerably longer length than standard snowshoes.
About This Item
- Title: Peary snowshoes, Norway, ca. 1905
- Creation Date: circa 1905
- Subject Date: circa 1905
- Town: Norway
- County: Oxford
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Collection: Mellie Dunham
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Norway Historical Society
471 Main Street, Norway, ME 04268
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