Arthur Shute (1898-1967)
Hingham, MA, c. 1920
This decoy was found by Joseph Archibald Hagar (1896-1989) while doing ornithological field work along the North River in Marshfield. A relative, Mary Shute, was married to Joseph W. Lincoln (1859-1938) of Accord, Massachusetts.
Provenance: Joseph Archibald Hagar Collection Private Collection, Maine, by descent in the family
Original paint with gunning wear, to include flaking and wear to wood.