"(Amer.) Philadelphia. Steamer's smoking room. - Wet day. 32 x 16. Those who have crossed the Atlantic in what sailors call 'dirty' weather, will appreciate this picture. killing time under such circumstances is a serious business, in which the present company seems to succeed but indifferently."
A Catalogue of Paintings in the Gallery of D.W. Powers, Rochester, N.Y. with Explanations and Sketches of Painters by C.C. Merriman. Rochester, N.Y.: E.R. Andrews, Book and Job Printer, Aqueduct Street, 1877.