lower right on stone: W. Rau.
text on stone:
Album of Virginia. / Taken from Nature by Ed. Beyer / Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1857 by Ed. Beyer in the Clerks Office of the District of Virginia / Rau & Son, Lith. Dresden. / View from the Peak of Otter / Bedford County Va. No. 1.
William W. Corcoran, Washington, DC; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1876; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art