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Woodcarver Frank Smith, 79, examines one of the hundreds of colorful life-sized models of Canadian birds he carved over the past 50 years. Now, he says, he is retiring from his hobby. His models, ranking from tiny hummingbirds to 4-foot-high replicas of the Great Blue Heron, have often been used for school instruction. Open in full size

Woodcarver Frank Smith, 79, examines one of the hundreds of colorful life-sized models of Canadian birds he carved over the past 50 years. Now, he says, he is retiring from his hobby. His models, ranking from tiny hummingbirds to 4-foot-high replicas of the Great Blue Heron, have often been used for school instruction.

Picture, 1968, English

Woodcarver Frank Smith, 79, examines one of the hundreds of colorful life-sized models of Canadian birds he carved over the past 50 years. Now, he says, he is retiring from his hobby. His models, ranking from tiny hummingbirds to 4-foot-high replicas of the Great Blue Heron, have often been used for school instruction.

Picture, 1968, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Collective Biography - Men - Smith, E - F

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0134003f