London, South Kensington
15 May 1997
Reginald Eugene Nickerson, American School (b.1915)
The Grand Banks Schooners Columbia of Gloucester and North Star of Boston racing to Windward
signed and inscribed 'R.E. Nickerson/B.1915'
oil on canvas
21 x 35in. (53.4 x 89cm.)
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Columbia was built at Gloucester, Mass., in 1891, 124.38 tons gross and her Captain was W.E. Chase. North Star was built at Essex, Mass. in 1890, 130.19 tons gross. Her homeport was Boston, Mass. and she was captained by Lawrence Nye.
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