Inscribed at lower center in pen and brown ink, "Frutex Spinosus Buxi-folijs plurimis simul nascentibus flore tertrapeta-loide pendulo cordide flavo tubo longissimo, fructu-vali crocero, semina parva continente"; in graphite at lower center, "Number 19?"; at lower right, "O".
One of fourteen drawings and one colored proof engraving removed from Mark Catesby's "The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands...", 2 vol., London, 1731-1743 (PML 45708-45709).
Catesby, Jekyll, former owner.
Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798, former owner.
Pennant, David, d. 1841, former owner.
Morgan, Henry S. (Henry Sturgis), 1900-1982, former owner.