Swallow’s Nest

Peter Ferber Original Painting “Swallow’s Nest ”

The Antique and Classic Boat Show 1999 Poster Artwork

SOLD $2,600

These are the ORIGINAL paintings by Peter Ferber used to print the posters from. Rare and valuable. 

For the first time, three original Peter Ferber paintings used for the famous Antique and Classic Boat Show poster collection, will be available to the public at the New Hampshire Boat Museum Auction on July 15 at 10:00 AM.

This magnificent boathouse, still standing today, recalls a long passed era of gracious living. Built to house the private steam-powered yacht Swallow, it includes three story high doors to accommodate its occupant’s masts. The 75’ vessel’s exquisite lines incorporate a fantail stern deck with wicker furniture, a curved front pilothouse, and culminate in a schooner- type bowsprit. This hints at her seagoing origin along the New England coast where she
was built at Four Rivers in 1890. Joining in this snapshot of life on Lake Winnipesaukee in the 1920’s is a sleek and graceful 1908 locally-built laker and the ‘Model A” of family boating, a 22’ Chris Craft Cadet.

This represents a great opportunity to purchase a Peter Ferber original and a part of New Hampshire boating and lake history. For years the posters have been collector items, now three of the originals will be auctioned individually at the NHBM auction.