This is a very fine atmospheric etching of fishermen's houses along the Canadian coastline, with two small children playing on a boat in the foreground. The image size is 11 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches, published in 1881, cat: Schneiderman- 64, signed and titled in the plate. Stephen Parrish was one of the leading American etchers of the late 19th century, known for his atmospheric images of the rugged New England and Nova Scotia coastlines. This etching is one of Parrish's finest prints; in his 1886 book 'Etching in America', J.R.W. Hitchcock wrote, "Nothing that Mr.