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Antique Carving of Great Scaup Hens
Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury, Maryland
With the outlawing of market hunting and the increasing numbers of sport hunters in the early 1900’s, a distinctive school of decoy carving evolved...
From Decoys to Decorative
Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury, Maryland
These three mallard drakes illustrate the transition of carving from simple decoys to pieces of art. (1) This handsome gunning stool (1951) is...
Photograph of the Ward Brothers
Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury, Maryland
For over 50 years the carving partnership of L. T. Ward & Bro. of Crisfield, Maryland, created waterfowl decoys and decorative bird carvings that...
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