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Inscription

lower left verso in graphite by unknown hand: a78996 [twice]

text at bottom in plate:
Drawn by G. Catlin / Engraved, Printed, & Colored, by J. Hill. / To the Cadets of the West Point Military Academy, this print is respectfully dedicated, [the rest of text was trimmed]

Provenance

Stanley S. Wohl, Annapolis, Maryland; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1955; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1956
Alexander Hamilton Bicentennial, Treasury Building, Washington, DC, 1956-1957
1963
Progress of An American Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1963
Bibliography
1961
Koke, Richard J. A Checklist of the American Engravings of John Hill (1770-1850), Master of Aquatint: Together with a List of Prints Colored by Him and a List of His Extant Original Drawings. New York: New York Historical Society, 1961, pp. 56-57, no. 131, i/ii.