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Catalog Number PALM 00909
Artist May, Thomas
Artist Role Wood-carver
Title Bearded Figure and Quill (Charles Dickon, Visitor)
Description Wooden carved walking stick painted red with a white painted and carved quill from 17" to 30" from the base of the walking stick. The quill is followed by three carved rings which are topped with the bust of a man in a black coat, white shirt, long-tailed bowtie. The head of the bust has gray hair, a goatee, red lips and blue eyes.
Provenance Used to create the molds on the tree guards representing the author Charles Dickens at 601 West Main Street in Louisville, Kentucky.
Dimensions H-45.5 W-2.5 inches
Material Varnish/Wood/Putty/Glue/Wood Stain
Medium Wood
Technique Carving
Location Metro Development Center, 444 S. Fifth Street, Sixth Floor, by appointment