Carving of the Amistad Eagle

Carving of the Amistad Eagle

amistad eagle figurehead by Gary Anderson

A rough carving of the Eagle is fit to the bow of the Amistad.

 

wood carved eagle figurehead Amistad by Gary Anderson

Hand carving the Amistad Eagle

 

eagle figurehead amistad by Gary Anderson

Carving the wooden version of the plaster model in the background.

 

eagle figurehead Amistad by Gary Anderson

Gold leafing the completely carved eagle.

 

Amistad eagle figurehead carved by Gary Anderson

Wood, hand carved, gold leafed, 6 ft long, 2001

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