My family was in the seafood business and during the early part of my life and we worked daily in the shadow of the Sabine Pass Lighthouse. As we dragged our nets past the old structure located on the edge of the Texas-Louisiana border where the Sabine River finally meets the Gulf of Mexico, I would occasionally gaze at the aging lighthouse and wonder what secrets it held. It has stood witness to over one hundred and sixty years of mankind’s adventures and misadventures (the Civil War) and has withstood numerous hurricanes – some very severe.
This print’s artwork was chosen from a selection of illustrations Jim created for his line of Cajun autobiographical cookbooks, also called “Cotton’s Seafood.” The art is professionally printed on 140lb card stock. The print’s stock, frame, backer board, and plastic cover are all acid-free and archival quality.