To advertise the Hayward family's market store.
Measurements were based on the 12" tall lantern. It is a real lantern.
It took Albert 1 1/2 days or so to finish the carving but the Haywards were not able to paint it right away as the wood needed to naturally dry. It has only been painted once so far (2003).
That is Steve's wife, Leea and daughter Jamie-Lee
in the first photo. Tim Scammell provided the second photo as well
as this distance shot which gives a sense of location:
Albert Deveau also designed the Aboriginal Woman in Grand Falls, NB and the Voyager and the Fiddleheads in Plaster Rock, NB.
Information Source: Tim Scammell (based on information provided by the Hayward Family).
Picture Source: Steve Robinson and Tim Scammell