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"Marines in the Frigate Navy" Waterhouse Print

"Marines in the Frigate Navy" Waterhouse Print
"Marines in the Frigate Navy" Waterhouse Print

Regular Price: $40.00

SKU: 106791

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"Marines in the Frigate Navy"
This poster was used to promote an art show at the Marine Corps Museum.

40% of the proceeds from this print directly benefits Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation.
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is the Nation's oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children, with particular attention given to those whose parent has been killed or wounded in combat, or who have demonstrated financial need.
  • Measures 26" x 20"
  • Printed on archival quality paper
"Lollygoggin' is a term that still persists in naval circles today, with somewhat of a different meaning. The original concept is illustrated by this Marine marksman who is high above the fighting top, and after the battle, is taking a well-earned rest by lollygoggin' - seated on the bullet-scarred spar of the mast, with his feet sprawled over the sail. This cool and comfortable method of relaxing was frowned upon because a sudden shift of wind or calm could cause the sail to collapse and make for a rather quick descent to the deck below. This was the only pastel drawing I had made since art school, and was used as the only full-color poster for a museum show."

- Excerpt from Marines and Others: The Paintings of Colonel Charles Waterhouse USMCR (Ret)
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