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Accession # Identifier Title Type Subject
  • 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
  • 21.01.02
1525Canada Geese
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Pair of Canada geese on driftwood base ; Signed "W.H. Gilley" on underside ; no date apparent.
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
  • 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.
  • 91.3.1
1312Great Blue Heron Pair
  • Carving, Pair, 1/3 Life-size
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Pair of adult herons on roughly "x" shaped driftwood mount. On lower right arm of the "x" a heron in hunting posture is loosely mounted. On upper arm of the x, another heron is depicted in a guarding posture. Twin metal-strip crest, glass eyes, metal feet and legs realistically painted. Signed "Gilley" on top side of sand-finished oblong base, lower right.
  • 89.3.21
1281Pileated Woodpecker
  • Carving, 1/3 Life-size
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Adult male in a naturalistic, though simplified pose, mounted on the larger prong of a smooth, two-pronged driftwood branch ; ovoid gouge-carved pine base ; glass eyes, wire legs and broadly-spread toes gripping driftwood "tree". Signed "Gilley" on back of driftwood mount near the base. No date
  • 89.3.19
1263Black-capped Chickadee
  • Carving, 1/2 Life-size
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Smooth oval pine disc base with gnarled driftwood root ; midway up the driftwood is mounted the bird, carved in characteristic seed-opening position with tail braced downward and bill pointed at ground ; glass eyes, wire legs, and metal feet grasping "branch." Signed "Gilley" on top edge of base. No date
  • 89.3.1
1274Herring Gulls
  • Carving, Multiple Birds, Miniatures
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
L-shaped driftwood branch serves as base for three gulls, positioned (left to right) taking off, raising wings, standing erect ; birds show totally different bill carvings, and the similar but minutely different paint indicates a transitional period (1940's?); unsigned
  • 89.3.10
1474Northern Cardinal, Male
  • Carving, Almost Life-size
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Adult male perched facing downward on driftwood branch attached to carved oblong base. Glass eyes ; wire and metal legs and feet. Oval pine base gouged and stained ; underside of base covered in felt. No visible signature or date
  • 89.3.9
1466Blue Jay with Acorn
  • Carving, 3/4 Life-size
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Blue jay with real acorn in its beak perched on driftwood branch on oval base ; wire and metal legs and feet ; glass eyes ; signed "Gilley" on front of base ; no date
  • 89.3.6
1305Bluebird, Pair
  • Carving, Multiple Birds, Miniatures
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Adult male and female mounted on pine and twig base, the lower bird (female) in downward crouching position, the male perched on lower fork of twig ; wire legs and metal feet, glass eyes ; signed "Gilley" on carved base.
  • 89.3.4
1501Roadrunner
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Adult male roadrunner in a typical "striding" position, head outstretched with slightly dropped wings. Minimal carved detail, more developed painted detail. Glass eyes, wire legs, metal feet. Mounted on oval pine base, gouge-carved and painted. Marked on underside of base in ballpoint pen: "Road Runner"; signed "Gilley" on lower edge of top of base. No date
  • 89.3.2
1288Herring Gull on Red Buoy
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Gull in adult plumage, head erect and straight ahead, wing tips balanced high over tail, feet braced on a navigational buoy called a red nun. Glass eyes, wire legs and metal feet. Buoy painted with white Arabic numeral "4". Carved oval pine base, gouge-carved and painted to resemble sea water. No date visible.
  • 84.1.1
1314Wood Duck, Pair
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "Gilley" on right side of base ; no date
  • 81.6.1
1243Black-backed Gull
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Signed "Gilley" on base. No date
  • 91.01.31
1402Black Duck
  • Carving, Miniature
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Has black A.E. Crowell & Son label on underside of base.