18 - 19 January 2002
A CARVED AND PAINTED SPREADWING EAGLE
John Haley Bellamy (1836-1914), Kittery Point, Maine, late 19th century
The spreadwing form with head facing right below arched banner painted Don't Give Up The Ship.
7½in. high, 26in. wide
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For a photograph of Bellamy's workshop showing a similar eagle clutching a banner emblazoned, Don't Give Up the Ship!, see Smith, John Haley Bellamy, Carver of Eagles (Portsmouth, 1982), p. 36.
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