High-Head Canvasback Robert "Bob" McGaw (1879-1958) Havre de Grace, MD, c. 1900 16 1/2 in. long
An early, hand-carved decoy with a high head. The underside retains the Philadelphia Wildfowl Exposition and Hawthorne Collection ink stamps and a Ward Museum inventory tag. Original paint with working white paint and gunning wear.
Provenance: Davison B. Hawthorne Collection
Literature: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Wildfowl Exposition.
Exhibited: Salisbury, Maryland,The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Wildfowl Exposition.
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