Lothrop Turner Holmes
(1824 - 1899)
Lothrop Turner Holmes was active/lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island. Lothrop Holmes is known for wildfowl decoy carver.
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Lothrop Turner Holmes (1824 - 1899)
An important wildfowl decoy carver, Lothrop Turner Holmes' decoys have sold at auction for hundreds of thousands of dollars. Currently, his Red Breasted Mergaser Hen ranks number one on the "Top 50 Decoys Ever Sold at Auction" list; the carving sold in January 2007 for $856,000.00. (1)
Attached below is courtesy of the Kingston Public Library, Kingston, Massachusetts:
Lothrop Turner Holmes was born in Plympton, MA on March 29, 1824, son of Martin and Mary Turner Holmes. He married Elizabeth Howland Washburn of Kingston on June 4, 1848, and died on October 3, 1899. According to an obituary notice published in the October 14, 1899 issue of the Old C
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