(Australia, England 1825–1915)
91.5 x 72.3cm board; 110.0 x 90.0 x 7.0cm frame
Patrick Fitzgerald (Northern Ireland, b.1964) (Author), Brian Lambkin (Northern Ireland) (Author), Migration in Irish history 1607-2007, England, 2008, (colour illus.). plate no. 14; not paginated
Patricia Macdonald (Australia) (Author), Exiles and emigrants: epic journies to Australia in the Victorian era, Melbourne, 2005, 114 (colour illus.), 139.
Elizabeth Gertsakis (Author), Post Office Eureka. Delivering gold: The art of letters on the Victorian goldfields 1851-1860, Melbourne, 2004, front cover (colour illus.).
Heather Curnow (Author), The life & art of William Strutt, 1825-1915, Martinborough, 1980, 240 (illus.). cat.no. 219 under 'Paintings of doubtful attribution'
William Splatt (Author), Barbara Burton (Author), 100 masterpieces of Australian painting, Adelaide, 1973, 22, 23 (colour illus.), back cover colour illus.. plate no.8
'The Prospector's Letter', pg. 535., Country Life 06 Sep 1962, 06 Sep 1962, 535 (illus.). letter to the editor of 'Country life' requesting information about this painting, written by the vendor Mr LH Kennett
Post Office Eureka. Delivering gold: The art of letters on the Victorian goldfields 1851-1860, Post Master Gallery, 20 Nov 2004–06 Mar 2005.
Exiles and emigrants: Epic journeys to Australia in the Victorian era, Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, 09 Dec 2005–26 Mar 2006.
Exiles and emigrants: Epic journeys to Australia in the Victorian era, National Museum of Australia, Canberra, 21 Apr 2006–04 Jun 2006.