After his first wife’s death, Shields Landon Jones, or S.L. Jones, had took upon whittling which was a hobby of his youth. Introducing paint to his carvings, he created a number of animal figures and small heads using wood of local trees.
Featured image: Shields Landon Jones – Fiddler, Guitarist and Banjoist (detail), 1976. Photo credits american-vernacular.tumblr.com.
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