Commissioned from the artist by Charles J. Galloway, 1875; his collection, until 1884; included in the Galloway sale, Christie’s, London, 28 May 1881, no. 61 (passed in); purchased from Galloway, on the advice of A. Taddy Thompson, for the National Gallery of Victoria, 1884.
Exhibited Royal Academy, London, 1875, no. 853; Manchester, Newcastle- upon-Tyne, Leeds, Nottingham and Leicester 1875–76; Fine Art Society, London, 1877 (with The Roll Call, Balaclava and Inkerman); First Interchange Exhibition, Loan Collection of oil paintings, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, 1894, no. 2; Loan Collection of Pictures, Guildhall, London 1900, no. 15; Queensland Art Fund: Exhibition of Pictures from the Southern States, Brisbane, 1930, no. 31; Picture of the Month, NGV, Melbourne, 1974; Women Artists 1550–1950, Los Angeles, 1976, no. 98; Lady Butler, Battle Artist, National Army Museum, London, 1987–8, no. 21; The First Fifty Years: Nineteenth Century British Art from the Gallery Archives, NGV, Melbourne, 1992; Hidden Treasures, David Jones’ Art Gallery, Sydney, 1992.