"scorbisky. Copy. An odalisque. 33 x 41. This fair denizen of the harem is represented as smoking the nargheli, in which the smoke, before being inaled, passes through water."
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.