Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. [not numbered]
Miss E. Bissell also permits a crayon and chalk work from her hands to stand on exhibition. The subject is a boy with a bird's nest in his hand. Excepting a little stiffness, it is a remarkably good painting. [P. 84.]
Tenth Annual Report of the Saint Louis Agricultural and Mechanical Association. Prepared for Publication by John T. Tracy. St. Louis: Missouri Democrat Book and Job Printing House. 1871.