• The Manner of Makinge Their Boates, Theodor de Bry, 1590.

The Manner of Makinge Their Boates

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

  • The ancient process of making a dugout canoe includes hollowing the log and felling a tree using fire at the base. This engraving by Theodor de Bry was printed in 1590 and is entitled The manner of makinge their boates.
  • History
  • Cultural Studies
  • Regional Studies
  • Literature
  • Native American Studies
  • ca. 1590
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