Aviationby Gerald Asher
Last Clipper From Wake Poster
Gerald Asher is a third generation aviator; his father served as a corporate pilot for over thirty years, while his grandfather owned and operated a number of private aircraft in the 1930s and '40s. As a self taught artist, he began creating works as a siA Pan American Airways Martin M-130, Philippine Clipper, skims the wavetops enroute to Hawaii on the afternoon of December 8, 1941. Having been caught on the ground at Wake Island during the Japanese attack, she was holed several ties by enemy aircraft. Her crew stripped some of her interior amenities to make more room for the atoll's evacuees, refueld and headed for Pearl Harbor. Two weks later Wake Island fell to the Japanese invaders.