by A.H. Palmer(?) artist's son and biographer, on left half of verso in graphite: The reflections of one of the incendiary fires / fires in Kent, I th ink about 1830 done I think / the next day - The building is, I think / Ightham Mote. A.H.P. [Palmer' s son] / Subject the harvesters hurrying away the / last of the harvest.
- The Great Age of British Watercolors 1750-1880, Royal Academy of Arts, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1993, no. 224.
- Samuel Palmer, 1805 - 1881: Vision and Landscape, British Museum, London, and Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2005 - 2006, no. 68.
- The Artist's Vision: Romantic Traditions in Great Britain, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007
- In Celebration of Paul Mellon, NGA, 2016.
- Lister, Raymond. Catalogue Raisonne of the Works of Samuel Palmer. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1988.
- Wilton, Andrew and Anne Lyles. The Great Age of British Watercolours 1750-1880. Exh. cat. Royal Academy of Arts, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1993: no. 224.
- Vaughan, William. Samuel Palmer: Shadows on the Wall. New Haven, 2015: 196 (noting that "the attribution to Palmer is somewhat problematical."