The illustrator and the book in England from 1790 to 1914 / Gordon N. Ray. New York ; London : Oxford Univ. Pr., 1976, p. 85.
Original drawing for no. V of a series of 12 illustrations entitled "Railway miseries," which appeared in "Punch's almanack for 1846," published in: Punch, vol. 10, Jan.-June, 1846.
Drawing shows a heavily laden traveller's coach being redirected by a policeman; they are surrounded by construction work and a sign in the background reads "By order of the Lord Mayor."
Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.