Harry V. Shourds (1861-1920)
Tuckerton, NJ, 1890
10 3/4 in. long
This bird is believed to be from the rig of Captain Nickerson, who was stationed at the U.S. Lifesaving Service Station on 57th Street in Ocean City, New Jersey. Original paint with end grain craquelure.
Provenance: Private Collection, Midwest
Literature: John Levinson and Somers Headley, "Shorebirds: The Birds, The Hunters, The Decoys," Centerville, MD, 1991, p. 81, pl. 6-14, rigmate illustrated.
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