Lower left in brush: "View from /Crow's nest. West / Point. Northward / Sept 30th 1851 / Sketche Ap. 16th / 1236 M. C. Meigs"
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 14, 1950
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875