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Proud Heritage - Marco Polo, by Capt. C. (Bud) Robinson

Proud Heritage - Marco Polo
by Capt. C. (Bud) Robinson

Captain Robinson was sailing on the Great Lakes and Gulf of St. Lawrence since age 16. Two years running to Halifax, Sydney and Little Narrows, N.S. as Captain of the m.v. Nanticoke. Promoted to ships Captain in 1976 for Canada Steamship Lines. Held this position until taking an early retirement in the year of 2000.
   Captain Robinson painted ships from a very early age, but does not remember when he started. Mainly influenced by his father, also a ships Captain, who painted many marine works. Captain Robinson has done numerous ship portraits on commission for various shipping companies, and private individuals throughout the world. He has now taken up Marine Art full time.
   Captain Robinson was asked to do a painting in support of Epilepsy Toronto, which went on auction Fri. evening (Nov.1) For this he chose to do the Marco Polo.
   We are very proud to display this beautiful painting of the Marco Polo on these pages. If you would like to see more of Captain Robinson's art please visit his site at: http://hometown.aol.com/angelrb/GALLERY.html

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