The shipping channel between the Manitou Islands and Sleeping Bear Dunes on the Michigan mainland presents an opportune shortcut for Great Lakes freighters, but the passage can be perilous in rough weather and has become the final resting place for innumerable Great Lakes ships and sailors.
This print illustrates the South Manitou Island lighthouse and the wreck of the SS Francisco Morazan, a Liberian cargo ship that was grounded just off the South Manitou shore during a storm in 1960. In the background, the Manitou Shoals Light - "The Crib" - can be seen marking the dangerous shallows between the islands and the mainland.
Vintage style travel art print, with original illustration and design by Brian Walline.
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Recognition: This park occupies the ancestral, traditional, and contemporary Lands of the Anishinaabeg peoples. In particular, the park resides on Land ceded in the 1836 Treaty of Washington.
South Manitou Island - Michigan Travel Art Print
Each open-edition art print signed by the artist
11x14" (and under) prints ship flat
16x20" (and above) prints ship rolled
Archival giclée art print on acid-free, lignin-free paper
Top Quality, archival Epson UltraChrome® HDR Inks
1" white margin around printed area.
MADE IN MICHIGAN!
Prints typically ship within 1-5 days. All prints shipped via USPS 2-3 Day Priority Mail.
Our 8x10" and 11x14" Michigan art prints ship to you FLAT in a sturdy "stayflat" mailer.
All of our 16x20" (and larger) prints ship ROLLED in a durable TriHex mailing tube to keep it safe and protected while it makes its way from our studio to your doorstep. 3-day deliveries of 11x14" prints may also shipped rolled in this fashion.