Inscribed lower right in graphite: Lumley / Oct 1861; Inscribed on mount in pen and ink: Fifth Vermont building a bridge near Lewinsville Va
Annotated lower left in type: An actual sketch, made on the spot by one / of the Special Artists of Frank Leslie's Illus- / trated Newspapaer. / Mr. Leslie holds the copyright and re- / serves the exclusive right of publication.
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875