by artist, top right in graphite: 631 / [line] 19; across bottom: Essay with a revolving Camera: / It will be known that the same people [underlined] appear in three groups; on verso, by unknown hand, top right in graphite: "Essay with a revolving camera", / Amat. Photo. Ass'n of G.B. 1860's
Harry Lunn, Paris; Augusta Edwards, London; (Ken Jacobson, New York or London); Charles Isaacs and Carol Nigro Collection, New York, 2000; gift to NGA, 2018.