on verso, signed by artist, bottom right corner in graphite: Robert Adams; bottom left: Alkali Lake, Albany County, Wyoming; by unknown hand, bottom center: 4B; by Corcoran Gallery of Art, bottom right: 1982.3.1
Max B. Schwartz, American Telephone and Telegraph Company, New York; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1982; acquired by NGA, 2014.
- American Images: New Work by Twenty Contemporary Photographers, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, October 13 – December 2, 1979, organized by the Bell System. Travelled until April 1982.
- Danese, Renato ed. American Images: New Work by Twenty Contemporary Photographers. Exh. cat. New York, 1979: 14, no. 4.
- Adams, Robert. From the Missouri West: Photographs by Robert Adams. New York, 1980: 33.