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American School Marine Painting, c. 1985


Nickerson, Reginald Eugene (1915-1999); an American School oil on canvas of the barkentine White Wings; signed lower right; image dimensions: 21 2/2″ x 29 1/2″; in a late 19th Century frame; White Wings was launched in 1889 in Maitland, Nova Scotia; she was built by Thomas S. Lawrence Ship Builders; the image below is of the ship, probably shortly after launch, during her initial rigging (scroll down for detail of bowsprit and foresails)




(Nova Scotia Archives & Records Management)