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  • 2007.01.01
1302Common Loon
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "Gilley" on right side of base ; circa 1950's
  • 20.01.050
1292Great Blue Heron Pair
  • Carving, Pair
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "Gilley", no date
  • 21.01.01
1526Canada Geese
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Pair of Canada geese on driftwood base ; "McInnes" written on underside of base ; stamped "1950"
  • 21.01.02
1525Canada Geese
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Pair of Canada geese on driftwood base ; Signed "W.H. Gilley" on underside ; no date apparent.
  • 21.01.03
1524Ring-necked Pheasant
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Slightly larger than miniature; male ; signed and dated "Gilley '57" on front top corner of driftwood base
  • 99.3.2
1361Bobwhite
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Underside of base inscribed "Bob White by W. H. Gilley 1974 ; Made for the 'Cheevers'" ; artist's stamp on underside of base.
  • 99.3.1
1358Woodcock
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Inscribed "Made for Byron and Maureen Cheever" on underside of base ; signed "Gilley '72" on top of base.
1523Golden Eagle
  • Image, Photograph
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Black and white photograph labeled "Golden eagle. 1980 carving by Wendell Gilley - collection of Wendell Gilley Museum - photo by Dori Selene Rockefeller" on reverse
1522Great Blue Heron with Trout
  • Image, Photograph
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Black and white photograph labeled "Wendell Gilley - Great Blue Heron" and inscribed "Woodcarving of a 'Great Blue Heron with Trout' by Wendell Gilley, 1974 - collection of the Wendell Gilley Museum, Southwest Harbor" in red ink on reverse
1519Ruffed Grouse
  • Image, Photograph
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Black and white photograph labeled "Ruffed Grouse. 1981 carving by Wendell Gilley - collection of Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Gilley - photo by Dori Selene Rockefeller" on reverse
1520Bobwhite Quail
  • Image, Photograph
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Black and white photograph of three flying bobwhite quail
1518Great Horned Owl
  • Image, Photograph
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Black and white photograph labeled: "Wendell Gilley - Great Horned Owl" on reverse
1517Green-winged Teal and Blue-winged Teal
  • Image, Photograph
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Black and white photograph of green-winged and blue-winged teal drakes
1516Bobwhite Quail, Pair
  • Image, Photograph
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Black and white photograph labeled: " Wendell Gilley - Quail (Bobwhite)" on reverse
1515Pileated Woodpecker
  • Image, Photograph
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Black and white photograph with label: "Pileated woodpecker. 1970 carving by Wendell Gilley - Collection of Wendell Gilley Museum - photo by Dori Selene Rockefeller" on reverse
1514Wood Duck, Pair
  • Image, Photograph
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Black and white photograph of a wood duck pair labeled "Wendell Gilley - Wood Duck" on reverse
1513Letter from Wendell H. Gilley to Mr. and Mrs. Foster B. Whitlock, March 17, 1982
  • Document, Correspondence
  • Carvings
Description:
Letter mentions receiving a bird book from the Whitlocks. It also talks about working on carvings of an eagle with a fish and a ruffed grouse with spread tail and another taking off in flight. Enclosed with the letter are drawings of male and female swimming buffleheads.
1512Letter from Wendell H. Gilley to Mr. and Mrs. Foster B. Whitlock, February 19, 1982
  • Document, Correspondence
  • Carvings
  • Organizations, Civic
Description:
Letter mentions meetings of the Mount Desert Island Bird Club and MDI Hospital Auxiliary being held at the Gilley Museum. Enclosed with the letter is a Polaroid photo of an unpainted eagle carving. Wendell also mentions working on two life-size grouse .
1511Letter from Wendell H. Gilley to Capt. Benjamin H. Rigg, Oct. 26, 1964
  • Document, Correspondence
  • Carvings
Description:
Letter accompanied by a cardboard pattern of a spread tail grouse and a photograph of a belt grinder
  • 96.2.13
1235Mallard Drake Box
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Six-board pine box, lap-joined and nailed, with clear acrylic finish ; rounded-edge lift cover, carved underneath to set in box cavity. Five-inch long mallard is screw-mounted lengthwise in the center of cover ; has two curled lead-strip tail-curls, glass eyes. Marked "Made for Hilda and Hulda Bragdon" on underside of box. Signed "Made by Wendell Gilley" and dated 1950 (in a circle).
  • 96.2.12
1260Common Tern, Pair
  • Carving, Pair, 1/3 Life-size
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Birds painted in summer plumage. Bottom of driftwood base marked "Made for Hilda + Hulda Bragdon, Xmas 1971." Signed "Gilley" on right front of base.
  • 96.2.10
1287Great Blue Heron
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Figure permanently mounted on round footed base, intended to be covered with a glass dome. Top of base is a 3/4 inch diameter inner-ground of fine sand. Heron has cast lead legs and feet, lead-strip crest feathers, glass eyes. Signed "Gilley" on side of driftwood "stump" below left side of bird ; no date.
  • 96.2.8
1364Herring Gull, Pair
  • Carving, Pair, 1/4 Life-size
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Two adult birds on a roughly "J" shaped driftwood base ; glass eyes ; cast lead legs and feet. Signed "Gilley" on right side of driftwood base below the sitting gull ; inscribed "Made for Hilda - Hulda Bragdon 1972" on underside of base.
  • 96.2.4, 96.2.5
1250Goldfinch pair
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
One marked "Made for Hilda Bragdon by W.H. Gilley" on underside of base. The other marked "Made for Hulda Bragdon by W.H. Gilley" on underside of base. Both dated 1970.
  • 96.2.7
1301Bald Eagle
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Adult bald eagle, approximately one-sixth life-size, sitting upright on small driftwood knot ; lead feet with talons realistically gripping the base ; undercut wing tips crossed over carved tail ; Signed "Gilley" on left side of driftwood base; marked "Hilda, Hulda Bragdon, Xmas 1973" on underside of base