A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.631, CCIX 6a, as ‘Colchester. See Water Colour engraved in “England and Wales” series, and published June, 1827’.
Alexander J. Finberg, Turner’s Sketches and Drawings, London 1910, pp.111–12, pl. LXIV(a).
Martin Butlin, Andrew Wilton and John Gage, Turner 1775–1851, exhibition catalogue, Royal Academy, London 1974, p.121 no.418.
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.392 under no.789.
Joanna Selborne, Andrew Wilton and Cecilia Powell, Paths to Fame: Turner Watercolours from The Courtauld Collection, exhibition catalogue, Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere 2008, p.120 under no.23, p.122 note 4.