Commissioned from the artist by Sir Thomas Lucas (1822–1902), Ashtead Park and Lowestoft, 1881; his collection, until 1902; included in the Lucas sale, Christie's, London, 7 June 1902, no. 89; from where purchased by Arthur Tooth & Sons (dealer), London, 1902; with Arthur Tooth & Sons, until 1908; Exhibition of the British Art Gallery in conjunction with the Royal British-Colonial Society of Artists, London, Melbourne, 1908, no. 102; from where purchased, on the advice of Bernard Hall, for the Felton Bequest, 1908.
Exhibited Royal Academy, London, 1881, no. 401; A Special Selection from the Works of Frank Holl, RA, Winter Exhibition, Royal Academy, London, 1889, no 197 as Returned from the Wars 1881; British Art Exhibition, Melbourne, 1908, no. 102; Victorian Social Conscience, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 1976, no. 36; The First Fifty Years: 19th Century British Art from the Gallery Archives, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1992, no 6; Hidden Treasures, David Jones’ Art Gallery, Sydney, 1992.