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|1630||Downeast Bird Carvings by Wendell Gilley exhibit opening invitation|
Invitation to a black tie dinner celebrating the opening of the exhibit Downeast Bird Carvings by Wendell Gilley at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, Pa. On the back page is a handwritten note from Barbara Tyson to Wendell.
|1217||Benefit Art Auction and Appraisal Day flyer|
Flyer advertising the Wendell Gilley Museum Benefit Art Auction and Appraisal Day, Aug. 10, 1990. Auctioned items included a framed set of prints, "20 Birds of Mount Desert Island" by Carroll Sargent Tyson.
|1565||Letter to Wendell H. Gilley from Lemuel T. Ward, Nov. 8, 1965|
Lemuel T. Ward, the noted decoy carver, wrote this letter to Wendell Gilley after meeting him at an unnamed carving show
|1582||Gilley Celebrates 30th Year|
Article from the Mount Desert Islander, July 14, 2011
|1581||Bar Harbor Times article, November 20, 1969|
Announcement that Wendell Gilley would be attending a bird carving exhibition in Chestertown, Maryland. The carving of a bald eagle family that he entered in the exhibit is depicted.
|1574||Bar Harbor Times article, July 3, 1980.|
Describes the removal of the George Ripley Fuller House, located at the current Wendell Gilley Museum site (the corner of Rte. 102 and Herrick Rd., Southwest Harbor) prior to the museum's construction.
|1578||Kent County News article, October 20, 1965|
Lists Wendell Gilley as one of America's top craftsmen exhibiting at the Kent County Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society show of waterfowl and upland game bird carvings in Nov. 1965. Other carvers exhibiting included Harold Haertel.
|1579||Bar Harbor Times article, October 21, 1976|
Wendell Gilley exhibits forty carvings plus carvings-in-progress at the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences in the show "Down East Bird Carvings."
|1242||Philadelphia Inquirer article, Oct. 19, 1976|
Article from the Philadelphia Inquirer's society column by Ruth Seltzer describing the preparations for the exhibit Downeast Bird Carvings by Wendell Gilley. The exhibit was held at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. The photograph accompanying the article shows Barbara Tyson, a trustee of the Academy, helping unpack the carved birds.
|1560||Addie and Wendell Gilley with Barn Owl, Shorebirds and Ducks, Opening Day|
Addie and Wendell Gilley passing display cases at the museum's opening day.
|1556||Letter to Steven C. Rockefeller from Nina Z. Gormley, March 16, 1990|
Letter regarding the possible exhibition of a Gilley piece in the Spirits and Nature Exhibition organized by Steven Rockefeller and held at Middlebury College. The piece was a carved and painted group of eiders made in 1970. Color slide transparency enclosed with letter
|1539||Wendell and Addie Gilley at the Gilley Museum on opening day|
The Gilleys viewing exhibits followed by Steven Rockefeller
|1238||Down East Bird Carving Exhibit Announcement|
Page from an unknown publication announcing Gilley's exhibit of bird carvings at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
|1237||Bird Carvings by Wendell Gilley Exhibit Sign|
Sign at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia for Wendell Gilley's Downeast Bird Carvings exhibit, October 29, 1976 through January 9, 1977.
|1240||Letter from Robert M. Peck to Wendell Gilley, March 1, 1977|
Letter congratulating Gilley on the success of the exhibition Downeast Bird Carvings of Wendell Gilley at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. On exhibit were sixty-one carvings of birds "on display together for the first time." 34, 272 people attended the exhibit during its ten week run from October 29, 1976 to January 7, 1977.
|1241||Letter to Wendell Gilley from Barbara Tyson|
Letter thanking Wendell Gilley for the loan of his carvings for the exhibit Downeast Bird Carvings by Wendell Gilley held at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, Oct. 29, 1976 through Jan. 7, 1977
|1496||Wendell and Addie Gilley at the Gilley Museum on opening day|
The Gilleys with Steven Rockefeller looking at miniature carvings in a round display case
|1498||Addie Gilley with Herons, Opening Day|
Addie Gilley examines carving of herons in display case at the museum's opening day.
|1493||Ribbon Cutting at Wendell Gilley Museum, July 12, 1981|
Guests of honor, Wendell and Addie Gilley cut the ribbon on the museum's opening day.
|1495||Wendell and Addie Gilley at Opening Day of Gilley Museum|
Wendell Gilley waves as Addie enters the front door of the new museum
|1494||Wendell and Addie Gilley Entering the Gilley Museum on Opening Day|
Wendell and Addie Gilley, guests of honor at the museum's opening day, walk up the front walk