Edwin Tappan Adney
(1868 - 1950)
Edwin Tappan Adney was active/lived in New Brunswick, Quebec / Canada. Edwin Adney is known for reportorial artist, outdoor life scene easel and mural painting, military, heraldry.
Biography Edwin Tappan Adney
Edwin Tappan Adney was an artist, a writer, a photographer and the man credited with saving the art of birch bark canoe construction. He built more than 100 models of different types, which are now housed at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Virginia. He authored a book, The Klondike Stampede about the Klondike Gold Rush.
He was one of the first photojournalists to pass safely through British Columbia. As a writer for Harper's Weekly, he was sent with his camera to the Yukon from 1897 to 1898. His classic illustrated book concerns his experiences in the Yukon, of which numerous editions have been printed. He returned there to briefly report on the Nome Gold Rush in 1900. He retired first to Montreal, then to New Br
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