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Float board (ET14611)

Image | Loaded kayak, 1927

A kayak loaded with gear on its deck, including two types of bird darts and a seal dart (lower left) held in place with line guards. Coiled line, a seal dart and throwing board lay on the floatboard. A hunting hat and bow rest on the cockpit. A boat sled and float lay on the stern. Nunivak, 1927.

Photo by Edward S. Curtis, courtesy of the Library of Congress, cph-3c07286u.