Birchbark Canoe

An image of a wooden canoe with some details on the side. In front there are two wooden oars.
The birchbark canoes with the paddles from the Eldon House collection

Country of Origin: Canada
Year: ca. 1920
Materials: Birchbark and wood 

An oversize model canoe with quill work decoration. Two wooden paddles accompany the artifact.  This canoe likely was purchased by Ronald Harris for his children when he was employed as a mining engineer in British Columbia.