• A wood-and-canvas courting canoe built by R. C. Robinson with mahogany extended decks. The forward thwart served only as a backrest for the woman, who sat facing her man in the stern. The long decks were handsome and pushed the couple closer together.

Courting Canoe

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims

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