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Wood carving of a spoonbill, the bird in correct proportions with spread wings.
Ivah W. Spinney was a noted Portsmouth, New Hampshire carver of birds. He is best known for his Bellamy-type eagles. See Yvonne Brault Smith, John Haley Bellamy Carver of Eagles, Hampton, New Hampshire: Peter E. Randall, 1982, p. 22.