Friday, April 17, 2020

Historic Paddle Photo: Getty Museum - Maine Camp

Found another historic image depicting a camp in Maine courtesy of the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Camp Munna Mumma lungen. [Maine]
by William P. Dean (American, born Canada, 1835 - 1911)
Date: 1865–1875
Medium: Albumen silver print
Object Number: 84.XC.979.3228
Gift of Weston J. and Mary M. Naef

A closeup reveals the presence of an early canvas canoe in the foreground with a bark canoe in the rear. A few typical Maine style paddles are featured.

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