lower right in pen and black ink: SILAS / THANKS TO LONEY HASKELL. / name (arrow); lower right in graphite: [not deciphered]/ lower center in pen and black ink: COPYRIGHT. 1907. BY THE NEW YORK EVENING TELEGRAM. (NEW YORK HERALD CO.).
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
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