lower left in plate: S J Ferris aquaforti 1879; lower right in plate: J.L Gérôme Pinxt.; lower center support in graphite by unknown hand: "The Old Clothes Dealer, Cairo." / by Gérôme / Etched by S.J. Ferris. 1879.
Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston, Massachusetts; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1881; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art
- Koehler, S.R., ed. The American Art Review 1, no. 7 (May 1880): p. 296.