Signature: in plate: "W. Hogarth del-t / Sam. Ireland fe."
Inscription: in plate, within central frame: "W. Hogarth Engraver / April ye: 2 / 1720"
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund; Donor: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund 1917
copy of Paulson 1970.3 and Paulson 1989.3; Dobson and Armstrong, p. 194
Austin Dobson, Sir Walter Armstrong William Hogarth. London and New York, 1902, copy of work described p. 194.
Sir Ambrose Heal London tradesmen's cards of the XVIII century : an account of their origin and use. London, 1925, p. 63.
Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. 2 vols., New Haven, 1970, copy of cat. no. 3.
Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. Third edition. London, 1989, copy of cat. no. 3.