lower right in pen and black ink: WINSOR / MCCAY; upper edge in pen and black ink: Print the Pole and figures in Black key plate only / the rest in the blue key plate; lower edge in pen and black ink: Print [the word "Use," scratched out] the figures and north pole in Black key plate only-the rest in the Blue key plate; lower right in graphite: Page 1 comic Sec-March 3-; upper right edge in graphite on attached taped tab; SNOW MACHINE; upper right edge in blue colored pencil: MAR 3
by descent to Ray Winsor Moniz (grandson of the artist); by descent to Margaret Ann Moniz and Ann Winsor Moniz, Highland Falls, NY; purchased by NGA, 2008
- O'Sullivan, Judith Roberts. The Art of Winsor Z. McCay (1971-1934). Ph.D. Thesis, University of Maryland, 1976, Vol. II, no. 876.
- Winsor McCay, Little Nemo 1905-1914, introduction by Bill Blackbeard. Germany: Taschen, 2000, no. 81.