A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.486, CLXVII 40, as ‘Edinburgh, from the Calton Hill. See Engraving in part IV. of Scott’s “Antiquities.”’.
Alexander J. Finberg, Turner’s Sketches and Drawings, London 1910, pp.107–8, plate 60 opposite p.106.
Gerald Wilkinson, The Sketches of Turner, R.A. 1802–20: Genius of the Romantic, London 1974, p.178 reproduced.
Martin Butlin, Andrew Wilton and John Gage, Turner 1775–1851, exhibition catalogue, Royal Academy, London 1974, cat.204.
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.426 under cat.1062.
Timothy Clifford, J.M.W. Turner: Aquarelles de la City Art Gallery, Manchester, exhibition catalogue, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux 1983, p.38 under cat.10a.
Timothy Clifford and Shuji Yashiro, Turner at Manchester, exhibition catalogue, Odakyu Grand Gallery, Tokyo 1985, p. cat.10.
Diane Perkins, The Third Decade: Turner Watercolours 1810–1820, exhibition catalogue, Clore Gallery, Tate Gallery, London 1990, p.45 cat.54 reproduced.
Charles Nugent and Melva Croal, Turner Watercolors from Manchester, exhibition catalogue, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis 1997, p.6 under cat.33.
Katrina Thomson, Turner and Sir Walter Scott: The Provincial Antiquities and Picturesque Scenery of Scotland, exhibition catalogue, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh 1999, pp. 26–7, 31, 85, reproduced p.27 fig.8.
Turner Society News, no.85 August 2000, p.12.