This is an original vintage oil painting on canvas by depicting the Brig Grand Turk. The Brig Grand Turk, 18 guns, was the third ship of that name. She was constructed as a privateer and launched in late 1812. She was purchased by a group of Salem and Boston men and commissioned on 28 January by President Madison to "cruise against the enemies of the United States." The most serious battle fought by the Grand Turk came under the command of Captain Holton J. Breed when on 1 May 1814, latitude 50.30, longitude 23, at 1 PM she encountered the Royal West India mail-packet Hinchinbroke, homeward bound from the West Indies to England.Signed and dated in a lower right corner John Reynolds"36.Stable craquelure due on age, has some scratches, some paint loss. Please see photos, photos are part of the description.Presented in a wood gold-painted frame.Framed measures 39.5" x 33.5", painting measures 36"x 30"._________________________Please note that the physical colors of the item may vary from the pictures in the listing, given the quality of the camera, the lighting, and the background usedWe sell vintage and antique items. All of the items will have some wear from age, use, and/or handling over time. We try to take many photographs of the items to show maximum details. Please view all the photographs in the listing and feel free to ask any questions you may have about an item before you buy it. Thank you for your interest in our items.
Large Vintage oil painting on canvas The Brig "Grand Turk" signed J.Reynolds"36