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Native American archer weathervane

Indian archer weathervane

Native American archer weathervane Hammered copper and glass
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[ This description is from the project: MHS 225th Anniversary ]

This copper weathervane, crafted by Shem Drowne, was installed atop Boston's Province House around 1716, when it was purchased for use as the official residence of the Massachusetts provincial governors. Unlike most weathervanes, the archer's arrow points with the wind rather than into it.