Photo Gallery: The Artwork of President Packer
Peacocks and Autumn Leaves, 1978, (pg. 130)
Acrylic on canvas; framed, 30 x 40 in.
President Packer's family kept a small flock of peacocks in their yard for several years. "I could go outside and whistle, and they would come running for a handout," he says. "Once they developed a taste for our neighbor's raspberries, I had to keep them penned up.