Signature: Facing frontispiece: Twelve copies of these illustrations were / printed on India paper. This is one of / two selected therefrom Mr. Mulready. / John Van Voorst / John Thompson / 25 March 1853
Inscription: Front flyleaf verso, tipped-in: Frontispiece dated June 29, 1855, "Will you have the kindness to allow me to wait upon you Tuesday night after your dinner hour. Throughout the month of July I shall be engaged in the Life School of the R.A. from half past 4 to about half past 6. So pray allow me to find you at dinner on Tuesday. Yours faithfully, W. Mulready."