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Jackson Historical Society

23 Black Mountain Road
Jackson, New Hampshire 03846

. . .keeping the past alive

White Mountain Art and Memorabilia Sale

Paintings for the 21st annual White Mountain Art Sale are available for purchase as they arrive, so check the online catalog frequently. If you would like to consign a 19th century painting to the sale, contact Leslie Schomaker. The consignor sets the price of their item and the Historical Society adds a small premium. There is no cost to consign. If the painting or item does not sell, the consignor takes it back. To make an appointment to view the sale other than open hours Saturday and Sunday 1:00 - 3:00, contact Leslie Schomaker. The Society accepts cash or checks, but not credit cards.

19th Century Artists
Ellen Maria Carpenter (1830 - 1909)
Birch Tree by a Stream
Oil on canvas; 30" x 20"
Signed lower right E.M. Carpenter. Carpenter was a popular landscape painter and teacher of art in Boston. She painted in the White Mountains as well as the South, California, and Yosemite in the 1870s.
$1,500.00
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Benjamin Crackbone Champney (1817 - 1907)
Grapes from Champney's Porch
Oil on canvas; 24 " x 18"
An early tag on this still life says the view is from Champney's porch. Signed lower left B Champney.
$1,200
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Birches by a Stream - SOLD
Oil on canvas; 7.5" x 13.25"
Signed lower left. Recently restored.
$3,000
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Crystal Falls, Pinkham Notch and Glen Ellis Falls, Pinkham Notch - SOLD
Steel Engraving; 4" x 7"
Two engravings framed together. Signed lower right B. Champney
$350
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The White Mountains from North Conway - SOLD
Steel Engraving; 4" x 7"
Signed lower right B. Champney. View from Sunset Hill (now by Red Jacket Mountain View).
$350
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Currier and Ives
Mount Washington and the White Mountains; Lake Winnipiseogee
Lithograph; 18" x 22" ea
Two original Currier and Ives lithographs. Professionally cleaned, museum matting, birdseye maple frames. Sold as a pair. 1860.
$6,500
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Anna Freeland (1837 - 1911)
Autumn in the Mountains
Oil on canvas; 12" x 18"
Freeland was artist in residence at Gray's Inn in Jackson. Dated 1891.Signed lower left. Shows lady on a bridge crossing the Wildcat River with Grays Inn and Iron Mountain in the background. (Frame has been restored)
$2,700
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Francis Seth Frost (1825 - 1902)
Fisherman on the Saco - SOLD
Oil on canvas; 22"36"
Signed lower left. Vose Gallery, Newbury St, Boston label on back.
$2,000
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Samuel Lancaster Gerry (1813 - 1891)  
Landscape With Cows
Oil on canvas; 11 " x 17"
Signed lower left S L Gerry. Shows cows and a man on horseback crossing a stream.
$4,000
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Mt Kearsarge from North Conway
Oil on canvas; 14 " x 18"
Signed lower right GERRY 1853.
$7,500
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Eagle Cliff from Echo Lake Franconia, NH - SOLD
Oil on canvas; 14" x 24"
Unsigned sketch
$1,800
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Ossipee Mountains from Lake Winnipesaukee, Center Harbor
Oil on canvas; 18" x 24"
Verso label in artist's hand "…/Ossipee Mountains / in distance / Marach 1856 / S.L. Gerry. Exhibited at NH Historical Society 2022 exhibit The Life and Art of Samuel L. Gerry.
$18,000
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Lady at the Farm Gate - SOLD
Watercolor; 9 " x 27"
Signed lower right S L Gerry; probably 1880s. Lady by fence with sheep, cows, chicken, bird at a water barrel, man haying. Exhibited in the 1921 exhibit at the NH Historical Society The Life and Art of Samuel L Gerry with a two-page spread in the catalog.
$600
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Cow
Oil on canvas; 6.5 " x 5.5"
Signed lower right S L Gerry. Besides landscapes and genre paintings, Gerry painted and exhibited what he described as cows' heads and cow studies along with other farm animals.
$800
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Belle, Portrait of a Cow - SOLD
Charcoal on paper; 19 " x 12"
Signed lower right S L Gerry, probably 1880s. Exhibited in the 1921 exhibit at the NH Historical Society The Life and Art of Samuel L Gerry with full page picture in the catalog. In addition to landscapes, Gerry painted cow studies and other animals.
$400
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Haskell and Allen (1869 - 1880)
Lake Chocorua White Mountains - SOLD
Print; 8" x 6"
Very rare lithograph published by Haskell and Allen.
$200
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John Henry Hill (1839 - 1922)
Dolly Copp's Farm - SOLD
Watercolor; 8" x 14.5"
Signed and dated lower right J. Henry Hill, 1866. Title on back is Dolly Copp's Farm.
$360
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Philip Henry Holmes (1845 - 1915)
Mt Madison and Androscoggin River from Shelburne NH
Oil on canvas; 18.25 " x 34"
Signed lower left P H Holmes / 1874
$5,400
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S.V. Hunt
The Mount Washington Road
Lithograph; 10" x 4"
Shows a horse-drawn carriange on a very precipitous Auto Road.
$200
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James D Hunting (1861 - 1933)
Home Along a River
Watercolor; 10 " x 22"
Signed lower left "J. D. Hunting". Hunting moved to North Conway and owned an art store on Main Street for approximately 25 years. Should be reframed and matted.
$375
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Franklin Leavitt Maps (2)
1888 Pictorial Map of the White Mountains
Engraving on paper; 20 " x 21"
Restored with original Leavitt paper, de-acidified, museum mounted and suitable framed.
$1,300
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Edmund Darch Lewis (1815 - 1910)
Haying Scene with Moat Mountain from North Conway
Oil on canvas; 16 " x 13.5"
Signed lower left "Edm. D. Lewis / 1858". Titled by artist on stretcher "Vew at North Conway N H". Exhibited New Bedford, MA "New Bedford Art Exhibition July 1, 1858 through August 7, 1858.
$8,500
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Map from D.H. Hurd's 1892 Atlas
Map of Jackson - SOLD
On paper; 14 " x 20"
From the 1892 Hurd’s Atlas of NH towns and cities. What is interesting about this map is that it tried to name individual residences, businesses, and homesteads, and is a great historical reference.
$400
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George McConnell (1852 - 1929)
Mount Washington - SOLD
Oil on canvas; 6" x 11.5"
Oil on canvas framed under glass. Mount Washington seen from Bethlehem.
$500
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Eagle Cliff and Echo Lake Franconia Notch
Oil on canvas; 8 " x 19"
Signed lower right "Geo McConnell / 1905"
$2,200
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White Horse Ledge Echo Lake North Conway - SOLD
Oil on canvas; 16.5" x 26"
Signed and dated lower left Geo McConnell/1916.
$3,600
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Mt Washington, White Mountains, from Bethlehem, NH - SOLD
Colored print from original oil; 3.25" x 16.25"
Signed lower right Geo. McConnell
$450
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John P. Newell (1832 - 1898
Falls of the Ammonoosuc, White Mountains
Pencil and ink on paper; 4" x 2.5"
Signed lower right, titled and described on verso. Newell's work is rare as is the subject.
$500
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Benjamin Tupper Newman (1858 - 1940)
Mount Chocorua - SOLD
Oil on canvas; 21" x 27"
Signed lower left B.T. Newman and dated 1937. Shows Chocorua Lake with the mountain in the background. Newman taught art at Fryeburg Academy.
$500
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William F. Paskell (1866 - 1951)  
Mount Chocorua - SOLD
Oil on canvas; 9 " x 13"
Signed lower right Wm Paskell. Shows a sailboat and bird on the lake with the mountain in the background. Newman taught art at Fryeburg Academy.
$400
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Mount Chocorua - SOLD
Oil on canvas; 9" x 13"
Signed lower right. Recently restored.
$400
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Jean Paul Selinger (1850 - 1909)
Pearl Cascade Beecher's Brook Crawfords N.N.
Oil on canvas; 20" x 14"
Signed on front lower right J.P. Selinger. Verso pencil inscription by artist "Pearl Cascade Beecher's Brook - Crawfords White Mts N.H. / by / Jean Paul Selinger / Aug 1906." and incised with ink "Given to Dr. E M Holmes Sr. / By Artist JR Selinger 1910.
$5,400
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Frank Henry Shapleigh (1842 - 1906)
Road View West Lebanon
Oil on canvas; 7.5 " x 12.5"
Signed FH Shapleigh on the front lower right and back. West Lebanon, Maine was the home of the Shapleigh family. The consignor purchased the painting from Italy from the great grandson of the original owner.
$2,700.00
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Unknown
North Moat Mountain with Cathedral Ledge and the Saco - SOLD
Oil on canvas; 25" x 40"
Very impressive period frame: 37" x 53", 7" deep in excellent condition. Priced for the frame.
$1,600
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Birch Trees by a Stream - SOLD
Oil on canvas; 20"x 15"
$600
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At River's Edge
Oil on canvas; 9 "x 13.5"
$550
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Landscape of a Stream
Oil on canvas; 16" x 9.5"
$800
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Valley River - SOLD
Oil on canvas; 5" x 8"
$300
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Emerald Pond - SOLD
Oil on canvas; 10" x 8"
$485
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Country Road
Oil on canvas; 8" x 10"
$300
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Conway Valley
Oil on canvas; 12" x 20"
$350
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Foraging in the Forest - SOLD
Oil on canvas; 13.5" x 9.5"
Three ladies on a woodland path with basket. From the White Mountain collection of the late Dick Hamilton.
$375
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Mabel Josephine Hatch Williams (1870 - 1944)
Wildcat River and Black Mountain - SOLD
Pastel; 13" x 10"
Mabel Williams maintained a studio in Jackson
$500
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Mt Washington and the Saco River in Winter
Watercolor; 3.5" x 4.25"
Signed lower right "MJW".
$500
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Jefferson's Knee, White Mountains - SOLD
Pastel and pencil study; 11.5" x 8.75"
The pastel is signed lower right "M J Williams". A pencil study of the same scene is included.
$500
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Contemporary Artists
David Baker (1915 - 1999)
Jackson Covered Bridge; Tuckerman Ravine; Mt Chocorua; Mountains - SOLD
Watercolor; 4" ea"
Four small early watercolors. Signed.
$1,200
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Boat Scene
Watercolor; 8" x 10"
Signed lower left and dated '67.
$350
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Summer Jazz at the Wildcat Tavern, 1968 - SOLD
Charcoal; 13.5" x 21"
Peewee Russell on the clarinet, John Hall, bass, Peewee Erwin, trumpet. Signed by all the musicians but Russell. An article on the back from a 1968 "Mt Washington Valley Signal" shows a photo of Baker holding another painting with Russell.
$1,000
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Doublehead, Jackson, NH - SOLD
Acrylic on panel; 12" x 16"
Signed lower left.
$375
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Winter Lightening - SOLD
Vitreous fluxl; 12" x 9"
Signed twice and titled on back.
$300
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Untitled Abstract
Vitreous flux; 11" x 8"
Signed and dated '86 on lower right.
$125
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Byron Carr
  Ammonoosuc Falls
Oil on canvas; 12 " x 15.5"
$1,800
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Snow on Mt Washington with Lion's Head
Oil on canvas; 8.5" x 11.5"
$1,450
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Harry Day (1912 - 2001)
Looking Down Crawford Notch - SOLD
72" x 35"
$500
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Mount Washington - SOLD
Oil on panel; 72" x 35"
$975
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Erik Koeppel
Mt Washington from the Saco - SOLD
Oil on panel; 10 " x 18"
Painted in the 19th century Revival style.
$4,600
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Mount Washington from the Intervale
Oil on panel; 10" x 16"
Painted in the 19th century Revival style.
$4,200
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Spring on the Saco River - SOLD
Oil on panel; 6" x 10"
Painted in the 19th century Revival style.
$2,100
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Gulf of Slides - SOLD
Oil on canvas; 10" x 8"
Painted in the 19th century Revival style.
$2,400
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Star Lake - SOLD
Oil on canvas; 15" x 24"
Painted in the 19th century Revival style.
$5,400
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Washington Boulder - SOLD
Oil on canvas; 15" x 27"
Boulder is on Tin Mine Road, background is imagined.
$5,400
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Mt Washington from the Ellis River - SOLD
Oil on panel; 15" x 12"
Painted in the 19th century Revival style.
$4,500
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Echo Lake - SOLD
Oil on canvas; 7" x 14"
Painted in the 19th century Revival style.
$2,250
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Winter Sunrise
Oil on panel; 6" x 14"
Painted in the 19th century Revival style.
$2,600
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Paradise Pool - Crawford Notch - SOLD
Oil on panel; 18" x 14"
Painted in the 19th century Revival style.
$4,800
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Evening Swim in the Saco River - SOLD
Oil on panel; 12" x 24"
Painted in the 19th century Revival style.
$5,100
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Mt. Washington Emerging from the Clouds
Oil on panel; 14" x 11"
Painted in the 19th century Revival style.
$3,600
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Mt. Osceola from Greeley Pond, NH
Oil on panel; 8" x 16"
Painted in the 19th century Revival style.
$3,600
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Myke Morton (1940 - 2008)
Meadow Barn - SOLD
Oil on panel; 7.5 " x 9.5"
$300
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Winter Scene with River and Mountains
Acrylic on board; 7 " x 9"
$300
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Jackson Covered Bridge - SOLD
Print; 5" x 7"
$150
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White Roses - SOLD
Oil; 3 1/2" x 5 1/2"
$1,200
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Leigh Stetson Schoch
Glen Ellis Falls
Oil on panel; 12 " x 24"
$1,450
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Beaver Brook Falls
Oil on panel; 10" x 8"
$950
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Crawford Notch
Oil on panel; 12" x 9"
$1,450
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Memorabilia
Gold Leaf Frame
Gold Leaf Frame
14" x 17 picture size, 18" x 21.5 exterior
Ornate gold leaf frame in excellent condition. The same frame was used by Benjamin Champney.
$400
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Ed Goode
Wooden Bowl - SOLD
7" round
Goode was a local woodcrafter. This bowl was created 10/23/09 from eastern spruce from the Jackson covered bridge.
$65
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Prints

1816 Carrigan Map - SOLD
28 " x 17" 1965 print of the famous 1816 Carrigan Map of New Hampshire.

$200
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Mount Washington from the Conway Road - SOLD
6 " x 9" From a hand-colord engraving by Joseph S. Harley, after Harry Fenn (1837-1911), published in "Picturesque America" 1874. Signed on image lower left "H. Fenn" and lower right "Harley".

$150
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The Mount Washington Road - SOLD
6" x 9"
Print of an 1872 engraving from William Cullen Bryant's book "Picturesque America 1872, engraved by Samuel Valentine Hunt.
$150
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The Silver Cascade in the Notch of the White Mountains SOLD
7 " x 5"
Print of a circa 1840 engraving from a drawing by Petrie.
$125
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The Mount Washington Road - SOLD
6" x 9"
Print of an 1872 engraving from William Cullen Bryant's book "Picturesque America 1872, engraved by Samuel Valentine Hunt.
$150
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Winslow Homer: The Summit of Mount Washington
9 " x 13"
Print of Winslow Homer's wood engraving of 1869 published in Harper's Weekly, New York.
$275
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White Mountain Hotels
14 " x 17"
A fine photogravure of Barron and Merrill's 1892 "White Mountain Houses", a collage of grand hotels, that appeard in Hurd's "Town and City Atlas of the State of New Hampshire".
$125
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Wentworth Hall and Cottages - SOLD
13.5 " x 17"
Appeared in Hurd's "Town and City Atlas of the State of New Hampshire". Drawn by Winnery, 1892.
$200
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Photograph
Early Panorama from the Glen House, Pinkham Notch - SOLD
3.5" x 10"
Early photograph, nicely matted and framed. Mountains in the panorama are named.
$125
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Silver Tea Service and Tray
Jackson Sewing Club's Silver Tea Service - SOLD
Tray 24" x 13"
The Jackson Sewing Club (1917 - 2017) used this in its annual Silver Teas. The set includes a tray, coffee and tea pots, cream and sugar bowls.
$150
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Silver Tray
21" round
Ornate, heavy silver tray used by the Jackson Sewing Club's (1917 - 2017) Silver Teas.
$175
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Sign
Jackson Business Sign - SOLD
Plywood size
Large sign listing 14 businesses on a blue-painted piece of plywood.
$200
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Vintage Wildcat Parka
U.S. Army Ski Troops' Surplus - SOLD
Large
A 1962 Carroll Reed ad shows a photo of the same parka, which it describes as "expensively made for use by the U.S. Ski Troops. Silver grey, wolf furedged hood. Alpaca pile.
$400
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Rodney Woodard (1905 - 1976) Carvings

3 Indian Heads - SOLD
8 " x 6"
1) Plaster cast signed and dated R Woodard '68; 2) with full headdress initialed RW; 3) head initialed and dated RW '71. Woodard's studio was in his home, the former Magrath's Tavern. May be bought individually for $100ea.

$275
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Buffalo
6.6" x 6"
Unsigned from the collection of his daughter. Woodard's studio was in his home, the former Magrath's Tavern.
$75
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