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Duck Decoy

1992.669 (RS21128)

Description

Carved and painted wooden decoy of a goldeneye duck. Decoy has carved black wings, painted black head with white spot, yellow eyes, and a gray bill.

Details

Maker
Adams, Edward Hamlin, 1860-1950 (Carver)
Date
1880 -1910
Inscriptions
Capitals and script in pencil on bottom: MADE BY Capt. Ed. H./ADAMS POINT,/Durham,N.H./ /Ca[ss?]/ [Cass appears to be added to inscription; almost illegible.]
Location of origin
Durham, NH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
Adams Point (Strafford county, New Hampshire) [cape]
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
hunting
Hunting
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6 x 6 1/8 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.669
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8328

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