Inscribed in Thomas Pennant's hand in pen and brown ink at upper center, "Coryphona Hippuris Lin. syst. 446. arted. syn.28".
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 159.
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.
Catesby, Mark, 1683-1749. Natural history of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands.