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The Sadie C. Sumner Story

The Sadie C. Sumner Story

“ The SADIE C. SUMNER Story “

Size 24” x 16” oil on panel

February 8, 1910. Dutch steamer “Prins Wilhelm III” arrived at New York and reported having sighted at sea dismasted, waterlogged sailing vessel . Coast Guard dispatched revenue Cutter “Seneca”. The cutter due to unfavorable weather

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And that, Marek, is why all mariners (whatever they say!) are superstitious. The sea does not leave anything to "chance". A fine picture and an interesting story. Thank you for sharing.
Rgds.
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Great painting Marek.
A inspirational illustration of this story with atmospheric airy colors.
A dramatic scene in a hopeful calm light.
A joy!

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[COLOR="Navy"]A 'double' thank you Marek for sharing both your talent as a marine artist and the sad but fascinating story of this vessel.

Many place names bring back memories of my sea days and frequent visits to your East Coast, plus an English place name
which brings back childhood memories from the immediate post WWII period in bankrupt GB. Family holidays were in a
rented house on the sea front at West Wittering.[/COLOR]
 

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Good morning Marek!

I can smell wet paint. I can even smell the salt sea too!!!!! Beautiful work. I assume the original crew on the Sumner were never found? Perfect work Marek. Lovely colours too. Morning sunlight on the SUMNER, Ahhhhhhh!

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I found this story in old newspaper from 1950 just accident. Lucky to have old image o this schooner not the best but was something. The havoc was done by me (wasn't simple) and yes the panel is wet. What a great coincidence by Graham. Thank You gentleman.
 

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