text on stone:
United States Military Academy / Song of the Graduates / 1852. / Music by Apelles, / Words by a Cadet. / Lith of Sarony & Major. N.Y. / Designed by Cadet Whistler. / 38. Cts Nett.
- Stratis, Harriet K., and Martha Tedeschi, eds. The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler, vol. 1. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1998, p. 32.