in unknown hand, lower left: Castle Rheban-on the Barrow-Athy.; in later hand, across center verso: Rheban Castle / on the Riv Barrow / nr. Barrowford ... / ... Ireland
By descent through the artist's family to Henry Bulwer (born 1854), Vancouver, Canada; Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, Los Angeles; Lessing J. Rosenwald; gift to NGA, 1951.
- Clifford, Derek. Watercolours of The Norwich School. London, 1965: p. 62.