on mount, lower center in black ink: WILD IRIS. MAINE-1927 / PHOTOGRAPH BY / PAUL STRAND / RETURN TO / PAUL STRAND, 314 W. 83 ST. N.Y.C.; on mount by later hand, upper left verso in graphite: EW-MF-#161 TI; on mount by later hand, upper right verso in graphite: #228 / Safe 1 / (D); on mount by later hand, center verso in graphite: -43/4- / 133 no rule / 4 / By permission of Paul Strand
Paul Strand Archive, Aperture Foundation, Millerton, NY; Southwestern Bell Corporation, St. Louis, MO; gift to NGA, 1990.
- Greenough 1990, 65 (recto only exhibited).
- Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001, no. 107, as Wild Iris, Maine.