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Harry Hambro Howe (Massachusetts/Maine, 1886-1968) oil on canvas maritime painting titled "Brig Portland" depicting a large ship sailing across the ocean beneath an early morning sky. Signed "H Howe" lower right. Includes handwritten notecard with information about the Brig Portland. Housed in a giltwood frame. Sight: 16" H x 19 3/4" W. Framed: 19 3/4" H x 23 3/4" W. Provenance: The estate of Charles K. Davis, Jr., Nashville, Tennessee, by descent from his father, Charles K. Davis of Fairfield, CT. Note: The Brig Portland was built at Boothbay, Maine, in 1854. She was 107 feet long and registered 299 tons. She was originally owned in Wiscasset, ME, but later hailed from Boston, Massachusetts. Her Captain Robert Montgomery and Arthur Portland were the principal owners. It is claimed on her first voyage to Liverpool, England that she paid for herself and made a profit of $40,000. On December 31, 1862 she sailed from Boston to Australia and was never heard from afterward. Condition: Overall very good condition with very minor slack/buckling to upper right quadrant of canvas.