“Eel Pond 1892”

"Eel Pond 1892"

“Eel Pond 1892″, this is a small painting, 6″ x 8”, oil on canvas panel. $550.00 USD

In 1892 this was the northwestern most edge of Eel Pond in Edgartown, Mass. The southeastern most corner was and still is about where the houses stop on the left of the far shore. 120 years of storms and Nor’Easters have eroded away, opened, and pushed the eastern edge of the pond into itself. A small, sheltered anchorage for shallow draft boats is all that is left of the once large saltwater great pond…

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