Canoe paddle, ca. 1890

Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum


Canoe paddle made by Charles West, taxidermist and author of, "The Aroostook Woods" (1892). The paddle is incised with images of fishing, hunting and wildlife.

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  • Title: Canoe paddle, ca. 1890
  • Creator: Charles West
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Location: Houlton, Aroostook County, ME
  • Media: Wood
  • Dimensions: 184 cm x 17 cm x 3 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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

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