Inscription: Inscribed in graphite on lower right corner of sheet: "Dec 15 1785"
Francis Harvey (British); C. W. Dyson Perrins, his sale Sotheby's, London, Jan. 12, 1959; Vendor: Sotheby's, London , Jan. 12, 1959
Grego I.170, II.397; British Museum Satires 6870
Frederic George Stephens, M. Dorothy George Catalogue of political and personal satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. 11 vols., London, 1870-, cat. no. 6870.
Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. I, p. 170, vol. II, p. 397.