The ship Anna Reynolds departing Marseille under tow, and shortened sail, titled on the lower margin Anna Reynolds - 1839 signed lower right "Hnr Pellegrin a Marseille" watercolor on paper 17 x 26 in. (43.1 x 66 cm.) (not inspected out of the frame)
Provenance: with Kennedy Galleries (label on the back), A private collection with Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, NH; 2003 A private collection (This painting has not been offered for sale since 2003).
The bark Anna Reynolds was built in Lewiston, Delaware in 1837 and served in the Atlantic trade, sailing out of Philadelphia and Boston. On March 9, 1849 she departed New Haven, Conn., carrying passengers en route to San Francisco, arriving on November 22nd 1849. Afterward she traded in the Sandwich Islands.
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