Inscription: Typed paper label affixed to mount, verso C: "ANTHONY'S INSTANTANEOUS VIEWS, // No. 189. // BROADWAY ON A RAINY DAY // [COPYRIGHT SECURED.]; inscribed in unknown hand in pencil, verso TRC: "55- // Brady // orig."
Marder, William, and Estelle Marder. Anthony, the Man, the Company, the Cameras: An American Photographic Pioneer: 140 Year History of a Company from Anthony to Ansco to GAF, edited by Robert G. Duncan. 1st ed. Plantation, Fla.: Pine Ridge Publishing Company Company, 1982. p. 116 (top).
See Marder, p. 116 for an extensive discussion of the image and Anthony's letter about it sent to the British press on August 29, 1859