Signed at upper center in pen and black ink, "CUTHBERT BEDE DELT FEBY 1856"; variously inscribed with title at upper center, legend at lower right, and topographical notations.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 323.
Study for an illustration in Edward Bradley's "Fotheringay, and Mary Queen of Scots...", London, 1886, following p. 18.
Pope-Hennessy, John Wyndham, Sir, 1913-1994, former owner.