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Object Name Bateau
Date 1870-1950
Material Wood
Used Hudson River
Description Transom-sterned river-drive boat used by Finch, Pruyn on t he Hudson River. Painted light blue.
L: 15' 7"B: 5' 5 1/2"

Square-sterned, broad-transomed boats like this one were commonly used in Adirondack river drives. Similar craft were known as "North River Boats" in the West Canada Lakes country; the Hudson was known sometimes as the North River. Like 57.120.1, it was used by the Glens Falls firm Finch, Pruyn on the Hudson and has a great degree of rocker.

Notes Note in accession file dated Sept 1965: Accession book, donor card only shows one boat under accession 1957.120, but Ralph says both boats from Finch, Pruyn & were picked up at same time.
Dimensions W-5.458 L-15.583 D-1.115 feet
Collection BBB360
Catalog Number 1957.120.0002
Other number cat. 189
Imagefile 051\1957.120.0002 bow.JPG
Species Bateau