A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.609, CXCIX 88, as ‘The Medway at Castle Upnor’.
Martin Butlin, Andrew Wilton and John Gage, Turner 1775–1851, exhibition catalogue, Royal Academy, London 1974, p.122 under no.425.
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.399 under no.847.
Craig Hartley, Turner Watercolours in the Whitworth Art Gallery, exhibition catalogue, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester 1984, p.49 under no.39.
Ann Sumner, Ruskin and the English Watercolour: From Turner to the Pre-Raphaelites, exhibition catalogue, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester 1989, p.50 under no.71.
Charles Nugent and Melva Croal, Turner Watercolors from Manchester, exhibition catalogue, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis 1997, p.86 under no.52.