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Writing on the back of this photograph indicates the canoe was built by John Buckmann, and that it is now part of the collection of the City Island
The Eastman Kodak Autographic camera was introduced in 1914, and was offered until 1934. The unique feature of this folding bellows camera was that it featured a sliding window that would allow one to "write" on the film with the included stylus.
The canoe has the distinctive decks of the Old Town Canoe Company's Otca model. It sports a paint design with "Greek ends."
This is the U.S. version of John S. Stephenson's patent for his "longitudinal strip canoe," which is also commonly referred to as a cedar strip canoe.
This is the U.S. version of John S. Stephenson's patent for his cedar-rib canoe.