Printed in letterpress, across bottom on support: No. 92.* THE DEVIL'S THUMB PARTIALLY ENVELOPED IN A FOG, WITH THE FIRST OF THE DRIFT ICE FROM THE PACK, WHICH WAS BEING FORCED TOWARDS THE LAND, FROM WHICH WE ESCAPED THROUGH A NARROW LEAD; HAD WE BEEN HEMMED IN, WE SHOULD HAVE HAD TO WINTER THERE.; on verso, by unknown hand, lower right in graphite: William Bradford 81.269
Mary and Dan Solomon; purchase and gift to NGA, 2006.