Augustus Aaron Wilson

Name
Augustus Aaron Wilson
Born
Mt. Desert Island, Maine 1864
Died
Portland, Maine 1950
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Luce Artist Biography

Augustus Wilson was known as Gus to his friends and neighbors. He worked first as a fisherman and then as a lighthouse keeper at Spring Point Light in Portland, Maine. He enjoyed carving the aquatic birds that lived near his home and once sculpted a large rattlesnake, which he nailed to his garage roof.

Works by This Artist

ca. 1900-1940
carved and painted wood with metal
ca. 1900-1940
carved and painted wood with metal