Hollow Brant Dave Umbrella Watson, Chincoteague, Virginia Decoy

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Hollow brant dave umbrella watson, chincoteague, virginia decoy watson was a waterman, oyster fisherman, hunting guide, and decoy maker and got his unique nickname from his peculiar habit of carrying an umbrella at all times. Nathan Cobb, Ira Hudson, Eli Doughty, Dave Umbrella Watson, Charles Birch, and Walter Brady all made numerous brant decoys each in the carver’s particular style.