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Title: Baidarka Eskimo Kayak

Accession Number: 1938.312
Category: WATERCRAFT
Type: Eskimo kayak
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Place: USA, AK, Aleutian Islands
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Description: Baidarka Eskimo Kayak from the Aleutian Islands c.1920. Believed to be one of four similar boats built at King Island for seal hunting in the Aleutians. It's design was adapted and led to the start of the Old Town Canoe Company, in Old Town, Maine.

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