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Title: "ALICE & I.O., South Bristol, Maine"

Accession Number: 1985.104
Category: PAINTINGS - OIL
Type: oil painting
Maker: Atwater, John
Place: USA, ME, South Bristol
Date: Circa 1980
Materials: oil paint; linen; wood
Description: Oil on linen, "ALICE & I.O., South Bristol, Maine", by John Atwater (1954- ). Fishing boats at wharf. Painting in brilliant colors and sharp detail depicts crew of the fishing boat I.O. unloading a catch of menhaden at dock of Farrin's Lobster Pound in South Bristol, ME, 1980's (see corr. file). Several figures on dock, prominent "Coke" sign, gas pump, small boat w/outboard motor, loading boom. Mystic Seaport, Museum Purchase Award, 1985.

Mystic Seaport Image ID m006363    Information regarding reproductions