C. J. A. Wilson
American (1880-1965)
Nereus
Etching
3×5 IN.

Monogramed in plate lower right. Signed in pencil lower right: "CJA Wilson" and titled in pencil lower left: "Nereus". A fine impression in fine condition aside from paper residue at lower edge with full margins.The four sister coal colliers, the Nereus, the Proteus, Cyclops and Jupiter were the largest navel ships of their time. The Nereus and the Proteus which were sold by the navy, both disappeared with all hands in the Atlantic during World War II and were presumed sunk by German U-boats.

$ 150

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