Set of four coasters in a silver tin case. Finished with a soft-touch laminate over a PVC core with felt bottom. Each coaster measures 3 3/4 inches.
Nicholson, a self taught painter, immigrated to Newport from Scotland and worked as a master joiner on several summer cottages. This image of Newport Harbor beautifully illustrates a typical day in Newport's working waterfront in the late 1800's, including the Eolus, a steamship which brought thousands of visitors to this city on the sea.