Title

An Eye for Eagles

Source

Down East

Date

8-1-2014

Pages

72-77

Abstract

Brief profile of late 19th century Kittery woodcarver John Haley Bellamy (1836-1914). Bellamy specialized in stylized American eagles, appealing to people’s fervent patriotism in the wake of the Civil War. He produced some 10,000 eagles over a thirty year span. Includes biographical details about Bellamy’s life, including his childhood in the Pepperell Mansion in Kittery Point, as well as a mention of the discovery of his workshop by a young WWII soldier.

Subjects

John Haley Bellamy, Artists -- Maine

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