Inscribed in ink on verso: Drn. E.T. Cotter. U.S.S. Sabine.
Blind stamp of the American Flag in the upper left corner.
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 8, 1960
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875