Cabot Tower and Boats

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Cabot Tower was built in 1897 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of John Cabot’s discovery of Newfoundland and Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee. In 1901 Marconi received the first Morse code, trans-Atlantic wireless message there sent from Cornwall, England. This iconic site looms over the city of St. John’s, Newfoundland and can be viewed for miles. The winding road to the top, the unique shape of the tower itself, the landscape textures, the fog and the colors of the rocks and houses all helped to inspire my vision for the creation of this painting.

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