lower right in pen and black ink: SILAS; lower right in graphite: 7 [not deciphered] tonight; lower right corner in blue colored pencil: 2; lower center printed in black: COPYRIGHT, 1908, BY THE NEW YORK EVENING TELEGRAM (NEW YORK HERALD CO.). All Rights Reserverd.
by descent to Ray Winsor Moniz (grandson of the artist); by descent to Margaret Ann Moniz and Ann Winsor Moniz, Highland Falls, NY; gift to NGA, 2008
- Merkl, Ulrich. The Complete Dream of The Rarebit Fiend (1904-1913) by Winsor McCay 'Silas'. Germany: Ulrich Merkl, 2007, no. 401.