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Shrimp Boats Poster featuring the photograph Shrimp Boats Mosquito Fleet by Fred Jinkins
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Shrimp Boats Mosquito Fleet Poster


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Shrimp Boats Mosquito Fleet poster by Fred Jinkins.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Thanks Chester and Xueling, You are very kind.

Beautiful capture, Fred! Love this old image! Appreciate your nice comment on my "Still Life", thank you!

This is beautiful Fred. Ah, the old days of film- I do miss them.

Fred Jinkins replied:

Thanks Chester. I like your photographs.

Thanks Anne and Marlene. The old black and white photos had a lot of emotion.

what a wonderful treasure, fred! the contrast and balance of the masts in the air and the reflections of them in the water is pretty special!

Fred, This is fascinating. I like old photos. This tells a story...lots of stories. I also like the way your describe this. It makes the picture even more meaningful. Happy New Year. Anne

Fred Jinkins replied:

Thanks Anne.

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This is a photograph of the Shrimp Boat Fleet (Mosquito Fleet) in 1955. Note the big mound of dirt in the background. This was brought in as ballast in the old ships that called at Galveston in the early days. Also see the old autos parked on the wharf behind the boats. This photo was taken with an old 620 bellows camera with a Compur-Rapid lense. It is a camera that was used by a war correspondent during WWll.

About Fred Jinkins

Fred Jinkins

On Facebook look for Fred Jinkins Enjoy my New Movie on U Tube - The Art of Fred Jinkins - Happy Old Artist texas artist paintings JOIN OUR GROUP - WE PAINT EVERY DAY - Fun, joy and happiness are the main goal in my art. I like to paint happy pictures. Designs, photographs and paintings are created with a pleasant, cheerful intent. Your request will be taken with kindness and gentleness. Fred Jinkins - Happy Old Artist Thanks for visiting my Artist Website on Fine Art America. Fred Jinkins is a Houston Artist. He has been on the art scene in Houston since 1955. Fred has been an...

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