By 1888-1897, Sir John Pender; May 29, 1897, Pender sale, Christie's, London, lot 62, to Arthur Tooth and Sons, London [see note 1]; 1897, sold by Arthur Tooth and Sons to the MFA for $600. (Accession Date: November 3, 1897) NOTES:  Sold as a work by Opie,"Charles Dibden, writer of Nautical Songs." Tooth London stock first entered June 1897. Transferred to New York Sales September 10, 1897.
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