CLIFFORD ASHLEY PAINTING
Currently on display at the Horseneck Point Lifesaving Station Visitor Center, 241 East Bach Rd, Westport is an original 1912 Clifford Ashley illustration, It was donated to the WFA in October 2105 by the painter’s daughter, Phoebe Chardon. This black and white painting depicts three workmen at the ramp of Ship’s Bottom Lifesaving station. Clifford Warren Ashley, who lived from 1881 to 1947, was an American artist, author, sailor, and knot expert, well known for his maritime art.
Plan to come by when someone can be there to greet you, share the story of this historic site and the mission of the Westport Fishermen’s Association-Advocates for Healthy Marine Resources.
During the off season email us at [email protected] to make an appointment.