A new commission beginning to take shape.
To take pride of place in the new house of a gentleman in Florida with family connections with the three vessels illustrated.
“Rhoda Mary” from Falmouth racing “Katie Clewett” from Fowey.
To be a new marine painting in oils by Gordon Frickers, 70 x 105 cm (27.1/2″ x 41 1/4″).
According to family oral history,
on one occasion and one occasion only these two hard working merchant schooners, both widely regarded as the fastest, most elegant afloat in British waters, anchored together in Falmouth port.
What happened next?
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