A251a A251 Rare high head Canvasback by Samual Treadway Barnes (1857-1926), Harve de Grace, MD. Circa 1890-1910..decoy is in second coat of working paint, with very dry surface . Solid body measure approx 14” long 8 3/4 tall The tall neck has a tight crack around neck. Sam Barnes hunted, guided, fished & made decoys his entire life & was the reason for Madison Mitchell's intro into decoy making. Truly a very classic and historic Susquehanna Flats decoy.