The University of Texas at Austin
Lake Titicaca assignment
Identifier: e_fs_1074_IMG0065
Title: Lake Titicaca assignment
Description: Photograph showing a step in the process of making a totora reed boat. Supplied caption: 'On the island of Kalahuata, Bolivia, a Aymara Indian builds a small two man 'balas' boat. These are built from dried totora reeds, which grow along the shores of the lake. This old man could build a medium sized boat, working alone, in about a week'
Country: Bolivia
Date: circa 1968-1970
Creator: Schulke, Flip, 1930-2008, photographer
Source: Schulke (Flip) Photographic Archive
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Format: Film
Other ID: TIT-00-00-C-01373-1968&1970-1