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1004Wendell Holmes Gilley at Work on a Goose
  • Image, Photograph
  • Birds
  • Carvings
  • People
Description:
Wendell Gilley painting a Canada Goose. Reverse side marked: "W SW '75"
1236Downeast Bird Carvings Exhibit Catalog
  • Publication, Catalog
  • Carvings
  • People
Description:
Catalog of an exhibition of Wendell Gilley's bird carvings held at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia from October 29, 1976 through January 9, 1977
  • 20.01.139
1473Great Hornbill
  • Carving, 1/5 Life-size
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Carved at the request of Addie Gilley, who was inspired by an illustration in a book about birds of the world. Signed "Gilley" on bottom of driftwood branch. Underside of base marked "Native of India, Sumatra, Indo China".
  • 20.01.136
1470Pileated Woodpecker
  • Carving, Almost Life-size
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Underside of base marked "Made especially for Francis W. Rawle" and signed "by W.H. Gilley".
  • 20.01.135
1469Belted Kingfishers, Pair
  • Carving, Pair
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Underside of base marked "Belted Kingfishers by Wendell Gilley 1977. Also stamped "W.H. Gilley"
  • 20.01.134
1468Atlantic Puffin
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Underside of base marked: "Puffin by W. H. Gilley " ; signature "Gilley" burned into bottom of base
  • 20.01.133
1467Red-winged Blackbird
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Bird perched on branch on carved wooden base. Underside of base marked "Red-winged blackbird by W. H. Gilley 1977".
  • 20.01.131
1465Hermit Thrush
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Underside of base marked "Hermit Thrush by Wendell Gilley 1977
  • 20.01.130
1464House Wren
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Underside of base marked "House Wren 1978, #34" and stamped "Wendell H. Gilley".
  • 20.01.127
1460Snowy Owl, Male
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Owl looking over left shoulder, glass eyes, wire toes. Signed "Gilley" on rear of driftwood base. Underside of base stamped Wendell H. Gilley.
  • 20.01.125
1458Brown pelican
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "Gilley '75" on front of base. Underside of base marked: "Hilda and Hulda Bragdon, 1975" and signed "by Wendell Gilley"
  • 20.01.124
1448Semipalmated Plover
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed, dated and marked "Semipalmated Plover (Lifesize) by W.H. Gilley, 1975" on underside of base.
  • 20.01.108
1358Woodcock
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Inscribed "Made for Byron and Maureen Cheever" on underside of base ; signed "Gilley '72" on top of base. Donated to the Museum by the Cheevers in 1985.
1439Letter from Wendell H. Gilley to Fred Clark, November 6, 1978
  • Document, Correspondence
  • Birds
  • Carvings
  • People
Description:
Letter to the President of Warren Tool Co., Fred Clark, containing Wendell Gilley's pencil illustrations of carving knives and blades
1438Letter from Wendell H. Gilley to Fred Clark, December 2, 1979
  • Document, Correspondence
  • Carvings
Description:
Letter to the President of Warren Tool Co., Fred Clark, discussing carving knives and blades
1437Letter from Wendell H. Gilley to Fred Clark, November 17, 1978
  • Document, Correspondence
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Letter to the President of Warren Tool Co., Fred Clark, concerning wood carving tools and ways of holding tools on a work bench. Also mentioned is a grouse carving loaned to Harry Meech, one of the founders of the National Carvers Museum.
1413Christmas Card from Addie and Wendell Gilley, 1976
  • Document, Correspondence, Greeting Card
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Christmas card featuring a carved barn owl on a piece of driftwood. Signed "Addie & Wendell Gilley." Marked "Xmas 1976" on reverse side of card
  • 20.01.120
1371Chickadee
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Upside-down chickadee on branch. Artist's stamp on underside of carved oblong base
  • 20.01.114
1364Herring Gull, Pair
  • Carving, Pair
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "Gilley" on right side of driftwood base ; inscribed "Made for Hilda - Hulda Bragdon 1972" on underside of base.
  • 20.01.113
1363Herring Gull
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Underside of carved wooden base marked: "Herring Gull by W. H. Gilley 1978"
  • 20.01.111
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.
  • 20.01.110
1360Woodcock
  • Carving, Life-size
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Label affixed to underside of base: "American Woodcock, 1971 ; Addie Gilley Collection"
  • 20.01.106
1356Bluebird
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Inscribed: "Bluebird by Wendell Gilley for Harold and Gladys Townsend Xmas 1976" on underside of base
1220Letter to Wendell H. Gilley from Donal C. O'Brien, Jr.
  • Document, Correspondence
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Thank you letter for a gift of a carved pair of ruffed grouse
1218Letter to Wendell H. Gilley from Donal C. O'Brien, Jr.
  • Document, Correspondence
  • Birds
  • Carvings
  • Object, Other Object, Decoys
Description:
Letter describing the making of 36 duck decoys.. O'brien also mentions picking up a finished woodcock from Gilley.