This picture retains its early mount, made by the artist.
Signature: Inscribed (on the mount, in an early hand): Recruiting Party / Rowlandson - delin- / The Original Drawing-; (on the back, in an early hand): Mr Rowlandson
Davis & Langdale Company, New York, 1981, "English Watercolors," no. 36
Ex coll: Somerville & Simpson, London, as of 1981; to Davis & Langdale Company, New York, 1981; to private collection, from 1981 until 2017