The Adney Collection

Tappan Adney's collection of more than 100 one-fifth-scale model birchbark canoes is housed at The Mariner's Museum, Newport News, Virginia. The WoodenBoat magazine December 2002 issue featured an article written by C. Ted Behne & model photos by Gregg Vicik. The canoe photos below are courtesy of The Mariners' Museum, Newport News, Virginia. Visit their web site at


E. Tappan Adney photo thanks to Jim Wheaton, visit the Adney website at



MP51_Nascapee Crooked Canoe


MP55_Malemut Kayak


MP64_Maliseet Decorated Canoe


MP73_Ojibway Rice Harvest Canoe


MP75_Kootenay Spruce Bark Canoe


MP97_Abnaki Algonkin


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