Birchbark canoe on calamity, ca. 1890

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Birchbark canoe on calamity, ca. 1890

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This picture was used in Charles West's book, Aroostook Woods. Of it he wrote, "The birch bark canoe was seriously lashed upon the two wheeled calamity towing behind us." (p. 252) In the book he describes driving the Concord wagon and calamity along the roads of Aroostook County at ten miles per hour and frightening the partridge out of the way.

This photograph is part of the (Edward) E. B. White Collection, a collection of photographs by E. B. White and other photographers taken between 1885 and 1920.

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  • Title: Birchbark canoe on calamity, ca. 1890
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 11.2 cm x 19.6 cm
  • Collection: E. B. White Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730

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