Untitled mural. Oil on canvas (13 ft. x 3 ft.) by Joe Jones (b. 1909, St. Louis, Mo.-d. 1963, Morristown, New Jersey). Originally installed in 1955 by American Export Lines aboard its cargo-passenger ship SS Excambion, which later became USTS Texas Clipper, first training ship (1965-1996) of the Texas Maritime Academy. Shipping traffic flows along the East River, from the north (in the background) and underneath the Brooklyn Bridge. The architectural features of the bridge, ships, and the skyline of Queens and Brooklyn (on the left) and Manhattan (right) are suggested by patches of cool colors and sketchy segments of straight black outlines. Jones' paintings have been exhibited in major art galleries, including the New York's Metropolitan Museum and the Whitney Museum.