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Peter M. Pringle : master decoy maker

Author: William C Reeve
Publisher: Montréal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An avid outdoorsman, Peter Pringle began carving decoys in 1898 and in 1928 set himself the goal of producing the best rig of decoys in the world. Employing his skills as a commercial artist and going to great lengths to ensure the utmost accuracy, he fashioned approximately 120 of what many now consider to be among the finest examples of duck decoy art. Because he carved exclusively for his own use and made only a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Biographies
Ouvrages illustrés
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reeve, William C., 1943-
Peter M. Pringle.
Montréal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2003447265
Named Person: Peter M Pringle; Peter M Pringle; Peter M Pringle
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William C Reeve
ISBN: 9780773570115 077357011X 1282860364 9781282860360
OCLC Number: 144142971
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 199 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portraits
Contents: ""CONTENTS""; ""PLATES""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""; ""PREFACE""; ""Introduction""; ""1 The Man""; ""2 The Outdoorsman""; ""3 The Decoy Maker""; ""4 The Amateur Archaeologist and Cartographer""; ""5 A Final Word""; ""APPENDICES""; ""1 The Black-Powder Days""; ""2 The Final Rig (1929�1946)""; ""NOTES""; ""WORKS CITED""; ""INDEX""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""
Responsibility: William C. Reeve ; photography by Christopher Kindratsky, Peter M. Pringle, and William C. Reeve.
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Through almost 180 colour and 65 historical black and white photographs, William Reeve chronicles Peter Pringle's life and achievements, showing why his decoys are celebrated, tracing their fate  Read more...

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"Reeve gives a deep insight into the personality and creativeness of Peter Pringle... I particularly enjoyed his use of Pringle's own words to deliver the information." Donna Tonelli, contributing Read more...

 
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