Inscribed by the artist in pen and black ink at upper right on signpost within design, "Turks Island"; by another hand in dark brown ink, at lower edge, "Caricature of A.W.K. by Winslow Homer / Grand Turks Island 1868---",
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 264.
Gordon Hendricks, The Life and Works of Winslow Homer, New York, 1979, 72-73, fig. 101, repr.
Jones, Edward Powis, 1919-1998, former owner.
Jones, Edward Powis, Mrs., former owner.