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MARINE ART NEWS SHIP PORTRAITS

William Gilkerson has published a 20page catalogue of his prints, posters and publications. Peter Spectre, Senior Editor at WoodenBoat, says: "A Gilkerson ship ... is a genuine ship as seen by an artist." The catalogue is $5 postpaid from Barkentine, Box 27, Rochester MA 02770. Through February 16 , the Mystic Maritime Gallery pays tribute to ''The Schooner,'' in an exhibit featuring works by twenty-nine contemporary artists. The gallery is at Mystic Seaport, Mystic CT 06355, 203 572-0711 . Four new works are among the twenty John Stobart prints hanging in the Windborne Gallery (559 Post Rd., Darien CT 06820 , 203 655-9735). Works by West Frazer, Yves Parent and Blaikie Hines may also be seen. A color supplement to the Maritime Heritage Prints catalogue of Stobart paintings is offered for $2.50. This includes the artist 's inimitable Palette Scrapings newsletter. Also offered is the substantial and elegant catalogue of the Stobart show held in November at Wunderlich galleries, for $10. These, plus a listing of current Stobart prints available , may be had from the NMHS.

PLAQUES, MARKERS AND TABLETS

Was there a Seafarer in your family? Why not commission a portrait of his vessela fine oil painting using the best of materials. Also, VESSEL HISTORIES RESEARCHED on request. For information & brochure, write: Capt. JEFF ELDRIDGE P.O. Box 8 North Carver MA 02355 20" x 24" canvas- $300.00

Free Brochure shows cast bronze, alu minum and Graphicsplus r' You have preserved a portion of America. Let us he lp you recognize it taste full y.

Call 1-800-325-0248; in IN 219-925-1172, or write: SMITH-CORNELL, INC . Dept. SH, Auburn, IN 46706-0686

Ocean Liner Memorabilia

custom flogs; burgees, private signals

and related items Send $2 for list, refundable on purchase , to:

1110 scott street san di ego, cal if. 92106

White Swan Antiques

619 224-8118

666 King Street West, Toronto , Ont. M5V 1M7 Canada.

Commission Your Favorite Ship Sail or Steam

CN:> New or Old ~

ORIGINAL OIL PAINTINGS OF THE S HIP OF YOUR CHOICE

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PRICE COMPLETE WITH FRAME 20" x 24" OVERALL-$350. OTHER SIZES PRICED PROPORTIONATELY

Why settle for a print when you can have an ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING . The ship you really want for about the cost of a good lithograph. All ship portraits are on fine artist canvas, only the best oil paint is used. BUY DIRECT FROM THE ARTIST AND SAVE THE DEALER COMMISSION OF 40/60%.

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WAKEFIELD, MA 01880 (617) 245-5242

Smith Galleries (I 045 Madison Ave., NYC 10021 , 212 744-6171) noted for their attention to marine art and the authoritative newsletter, are sponsoring their 8th Annual Marine Art Show, through February 28. Catalogue, $10.00. Grand Central Art Galleries (24 West 57th St., NYC 10019, 212 867-3344) features an exhibit entitled "The Siren Song of Sea and Sail," including works by Anton Otto Fischer, Frederick Waugh, Antonio Jacobsen and Christopher Blossom. Through February 14. Works of Anton Otto Fischer are also on view at the San Francisco Ship Model Gallery (I 089 Madison Ave., NYC 10028, 212 570-6767), along with the work of James Mitchell including his studies for a series of plates depicting ocean liners and tall ships. The book Anton Otto Fischer, Marine Artist is available from the Society for $50, less 10% for members . A collection of Violet Parkhurst's lithographs and oils and the commercial marine works of Jeffrey Taber are being shown at the Parkhurst Galleries (591 Embarcadero, Morro Bay CA 93442). At the Parkhurst Galleries in San Pedro is the work of Thomas Riggins. For information, call 213 832-1076. w SEA HISTORY , WINTER 1985-86

JANUS LITHOGRAPHS Marine art publishers of fine limited edition prints of the following artists:

Exacting Colour Prints ... Faithful to the original watercolors! Limited to 500 each. Plates destroyed. 15" x 11" image with ample margin on heavy stock. • 450 Signed and numbered-$50.00 each • 50 Remarqued, signed and numbered-$80.00 each •Plus $5.00 handling & shipping )MD Res. add 5% tax)

James Drake lams. A.W.S.

1604 Kurtz Ave.• Lutherville, MD ·21093

Thomas M. Hoyne, F, ASMA Robert E. Sticker, F, ASMA West Fraser, ASMA Roy Perry, RIPW Send $5.00 for catalogue or call the dealer nearest you.

JANUS LITHOGRAPHS P.O. Box 3303 Hilton Head Isl., SC 29928 Tel: (803) 681-4242 toll free 1 (800) 992-8356

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Sea History 038 - Winter 1985-1986  

6 THE RESTORATION OF THE CHINA CABIN, Jeanne Price • 9 THE SHIPS OF SAN FRANCISCO, Peter Stanford • 12 BRING HOME THE VICAR, Lincoln P. Pa...

Sea History 038 - Winter 1985-1986  

6 THE RESTORATION OF THE CHINA CABIN, Jeanne Price • 9 THE SHIPS OF SAN FRANCISCO, Peter Stanford • 12 BRING HOME THE VICAR, Lincoln P. Pa...