THE AMERICAN PACKET SHIP “FANCHON” OF NEWBURY, M. LUNT, CAPT., 1847.Est. $2,500-$4,000
Built at Newburyport in 1847, the “Fanchon,” was lost in 1851 off the coast of Peru when fire broke out in the hold while the ship was carrying a load of coal. Watercolor on paper, 17 x 23 inches, sight. Titled and dated in the legend below the image. Frame 21 ¾ x 27 ¾ inches.