[Serials 05040011 through 05040014 were exhibited together under the heading "Voyage of Life. A series of allegorical pictures." All were loaned by "the estate of the late Samuel Ward," and all were designated with the date and dimensions "1840 - 78 by 32." This particular entry was also accompanied by commentary identical to that found in serial 00070001.]
Exhibition of the Paintings of the late Thomas Cole at the Gallery of the American Art-Union, No. 497 Broadway. New York: Printed by Snowden & Prall, 12 Spruce Street. MDCCCXLVIII.