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Canoes Collection

Background imageCanoes Collection: Sea view of Accra, Ghana, Gold Coast, West Africa

Sea view of Accra, Ghana, Gold Coast, West Africa
Sea view of Accra, from Government House, Ghana, Gold Coast, West Africa, with fishing canoes on the water in the distance. Date: circa 1924

Background imageCanoes Collection: Tilting in canoes at Wargrave Regatta on the River Thames in Wargrave in Berkshire

Tilting in canoes at Wargrave Regatta on the River Thames in Wargrave in Berkshire. Date: 1901

Background imageCanoes Collection: Canoe Surfing in Honolulu, Hawaii

Canoe Surfing in Honolulu, Hawaii Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCanoes Collection: Somali Boys diving for money at Aden

Somali Boys diving for money at Aden
Somali Boys diving for money/coins at Aden, Yemen. Described as " an amusing sight"... Date: 1875

Background imageCanoes Collection: Africa. Floating factory on the shrimp river

Africa. Floating factory on the shrimp river
History of Africa. 19th century. Floating factory on the shrimp river. The lack of security meant that in some areas of the Congo

Background imageCanoes Collection: Native Americans paddling upstream in canoe

Native Americans paddling upstream in canoe Date: 1890

Background imageCanoes Collection: Native American canoe brigade

Native American canoe brigade
A Native American canoe brigade Date: 1890

Background imageCanoes Collection: Canoes at Honolulu, Hawaii

Canoes at Honolulu, Hawaii
Vintage 19th century photograph: canoes at Honolulu, Hawaii

Background imageCanoes Collection: View of Admiralty Islands, Papua New Guinea

View of Admiralty Islands, Papua New Guinea.. Handcolored lithograph from Friedrich Wilhelm Goedsche's Complete Gallery of Peoples in True Pictures, Meissen, circa 1835-1840

Background imageCanoes Collection: Canoe-dling

Canoe-dling
A spot of Canoe-dling! Date: 1906

Background imageCanoes Collection: Winston and Clementine Churchill with Free French boys

Winston and Clementine Churchill with Free French boys
Winston and Clementine Churchill with Free French Forces boys, aged between 16 and 20, at Downing Street. The boys crossed the English Channel one dark night in canoes, in a dangerous 36-hour trip

Background imageCanoes Collection: Fishing boats, canoes, river bank, India, c. 1880 s

Fishing boats, canoes, river bank, India, c. 1880 s
Fishing boats, canoes, river bank, India, c.1880 s

Background imageCanoes Collection: General Store, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

General Store, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, with holiday chalets alongside. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageCanoes Collection: Fleet of the Cacique Aquixo

Fleet of the Cacique Aquixo
A fleet of 200 canoes lead by the Cacique Aquixo who was the Cacique of the people of the far side of the Mississippi River, greets two Spanish conquistadors by the shore

Background imageCanoes Collection: Spanish attack Aztec fleet on Lake Texcoco

Spanish attack Aztec fleet on Lake Texcoco
Part of the seige of Tenochtitlan by Cortes and the Tlaxcala army, the Spanish ships are vastly outmatching the Aztec war canoes, both in size and the technology

Background imageCanoes Collection: Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Date: 1919

Background imageCanoes Collection: Poster, Royal Mail Atlantis Winter Cruise

Poster, Royal Mail Atlantis Winter Cruise to West Africa, South Africa and South America. 1934

Background imageCanoes Collection: House-boats at Henley-on-Thames

House-boats at Henley-on-Thames
Along the banks of the River Thames ranged rows of house-boats, floating villas, crowded with gaily-dressed spectators, during the Henley Regatta. Date: 1896

Background imageCanoes Collection: Collegiate Rower with Oar from Harvard Date: 1906

Collegiate Rower with Oar from Harvard Date: 1906

Background imageCanoes Collection: Fishing From Canoe Date: 1947

Fishing From Canoe Date: 1947

Background imageCanoes Collection: Woman Canoeing Date: 1900

Woman Canoeing Date: 1900

Background imageCanoes Collection: Men Fishing Date: 1930

Men Fishing Date: 1930

Background imageCanoes Collection: AUSSIE SURFERS 1960S

AUSSIE SURFERS 1960S
Australian surfers riding big breakers on huge surfboards and surf canoes, enjoying an exciting ride and an exhilarating pounding by the waves. Date: 1960s

Background imageCanoes Collection: PAPUAN TRADERS IN CANOES

PAPUAN TRADERS IN CANOES
Papuan traders with their sailing canoes Date: 1911

Background imageCanoes Collection: Houseboats at Henley 1901

Houseboats at Henley 1901
Houseboats, punts and canoes line the Thames at Henley Date: 1901

Background imageCanoes Collection: Waterville, Multi-View (canoes), Republic of Ireland

Waterville, Multi-View (canoes), Republic of Ireland

Background imageCanoes Collection: Teenagers paddle their canoes on Rutland Water, Leics

Teenagers paddle their canoes on Rutland Water, Leics
Teenagers paddle their canoes as storm clouds gather over Rutland Water, Leicestershire, England. The Sunday Times Date: 1988

Background imageCanoes Collection: Three fishermen, Sri Lanka

Three fishermen, Sri Lanka
Three ragged fishermen, two wearing headscarves, stand ready to launch their outrigger, prau, fishing boat from shallow water Munnakkara, Sri Lanka Date: 1994

Background imageCanoes Collection: Canoes and boats, Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa

Canoes and boats, Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa
Dugout canoes waiting for boats, on the water at Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa. Date: circa 1920

Background imageCanoes Collection: Landing stage at Rio Nunez (Nunez River) in Bok鬠Guinea

Landing stage at Rio Nunez (Nunez River) in Bok鬠Guinea
Landing stage at Rio Nunez (Nunez River) in Bok鬠 Guinea (then French Guinea). Date: circa 1920

Background imageCanoes Collection: River port in Antananarivo, Madagascar

River port in Antananarivo, Madagascar
Port with pirogues at the Ikopa River transporting crops in Antananarivo (Tananarive), Madagascar. Date: circa 1910

Background imageCanoes Collection: A Florida Canoe - Solomon Islands

A Florida Canoe - Solomon Islands. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCanoes Collection: Landing stage, Ashar Creek, Basra, Iraq

Landing stage, Ashar Creek, Basra, Iraq, with boats (water taxis). Date: circa 1918

Background imageCanoes Collection: Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Royal Hawaiian Hotel at night, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Date: 1935

Background imageCanoes Collection: Papua New Guinea - Indigenous people - outrigger canoes

Papua New Guinea - Indigenous people - outrigger canoes
Papua New Guinea - Indigenous people with their outrigger canoes, sporting beautiful hand-woven reed sails. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCanoes Collection: Cameroon - Douala. The Canoe Port

Cameroon - Douala. The Canoe Port Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCanoes Collection: Dinka Tribesmen in carved-out canoe

Dinka Tribesmen in carved-out canoe
A group of African Sudanese Dinka men in and around two canoes (for use on the River Nile) carved out of whole tree trunks

Background imageCanoes Collection: The Harbour, Freetown, Sierra Leone, Africa - Dug-out canoes

The Harbour, Freetown, Sierra Leone, Africa - Dug-out canoes
The Harbour, Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa - Dug-out canoes. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCanoes Collection: Canoeing on the River Thames

Canoeing on the River Thames. circa 1957

Background imageCanoes Collection: Inhabitants of New Caledonia, South Pacific

Inhabitants of New Caledonia, South Pacific. 1817

Background imageCanoes Collection: The Carlton Plage, Cannes, French Riviera

The Carlton Plage, Cannes, French Riviera
A jetty at the Carlton plage (part of the Carlton Hotel) at Cannes on the fashionable French Riviera during the 1930s. Date: 1934

Background imageCanoes Collection: Tasman, New Zealand - waka (canoe) on Lake Rotoiti

Tasman, New Zealand - waka (canoe) on Lake Rotoiti
A group of Maori children rowing a waka (traditional canoe) on Lake Rotoiti, in the Tasman/Nelson area of the South Island of New Zealand, with a large boat and pier in the background. circa 1940s

Background imageCanoes Collection: Rag week stunt on the river, Cambridge University

Rag week stunt on the river, Cambridge University, showing students in costume in a punt, one of them playing bagpipes, another playing a drum. Date: 1967

Background imageCanoes Collection: Myanmar - Racing Canoes

Myanmar - Racing Canoes
Myanmar - 15-man Racing Canoes. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCanoes Collection: Aerial view of a reconstructed Viking longboat

Aerial view of a reconstructed Viking longboat, with the crew in historical costume. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageCanoes Collection: Native boatmen with canoes

Native boatmen with canoes. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCanoes Collection: Village on Vancouver island, Canada, houses and canoes

Village on Vancouver island, Canada, houses and canoes.. Handcolored lithograph from Friedrich Wilhelm Goedsches Complete Gallery of Peoples in True Pictures, Meissen, circa 1835-1840

Background imageCanoes Collection: Scientific experiments in the jungle in the early

Scientific experiments in the jungle in the early 20th century. Illustration by Lluis Bargall󮠗 atercolour



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