upper right in graphite: [not deciphered, crossed out] / all the outlines of Mt. W to be kept up higher / so as to elevate the hill to the left; left center in graphite: this outline higher / light / marshy / [not deciphered]; right center in graphite; pink / d.g. / y.g. / y.g.; lower right in graphite: Mount Washington / from near Bartletts / J.F.C Sept 18th 1852.
Marks and Labels
lower right verso embossed: JDH
Mr. and Mrs. John C. Newington (Mrs. Newington is the great-granddaughter of the artist), Greenwich, CT; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1977; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art