below image in brown ink: The Ilyssus! / (or something like it); lower left in brown ink: small cut / to come under 1/2 [?] / in the place indicated / in the legend; center of right margin in brown ink: CHM / on Wednesday / at 1. P.M; sideways along right margin in graphite: [?] aware that this is a smoking compartment- / well aware of that but, Sir - and being (the rest not deciphered); by other hand, upper right in graphite: 147; by other hand, upper left in graphite: Reduce this to / 3/4 in width
(Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd., London); purchased by William B. O'Neal, Charlottesville, VA, 1974-1994; gift to NGA, 1995.