W[illiam] G[eorge] Rawlinson, Turner’s Liber Studiorum, A Description and a Catalogue, London 1878, p.177 no.99, as ‘Fleet of Men of War’.
E.T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn eds., Library Edition: The Works of John Ruskin: Volume XIII: Turner: The Harbours of England; Catalogues and Notes, London 1904, p.645 no.871, as ‘Sea-piece: Vessels in a Breeze’.
W[illiam] G[eorge] Rawlinson, Turner’s Liber Studiorum, A Description and a Catalogue. Second Edition, Revised Throughout, London 1906, p.204 no.99, as ‘The “Victory” Coming up the Channel with the Body of Nelson on Board’.
Edward F. Strange, The Etched and Engraved Work of Frank Short, A.R.A., R.E., London 1908, p.57.
A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p. 324, CXVIII c (Vaughan Bequest), as circa 1810.
W[illiam] L[ionel] Wyllie, J.M.W. Turner, London 1905, opposite p.116, as ‘Vessels in a Breeze’.
Liber Studiorum: J.M.W. Turner: Miniature Edition Containing Reproductions (I.) from First Published State of the Seventy-One Published Plates, and (II.) of the Original Drawings for, or Engraver’s Proofs of, All the Unpublished Plates as the Artist Left Them, London and Glasgow 1911, reproduced p.121 no.99.
Untitled typescript list of works relating to 1921 and 1922 Liber Studiorum exhibitions, [circa 1921], Tate exhibition files, Tate Archive TG 92/9/2, p.6.
Martin Hardie, The Liber Studiorum Mezzotints of Sir Frank Short, R.A., P.R.E. after J.M.W. Turner, R.A. Catalogue & Introduction, London 1938, p.75, reproduced p. pl.XXIII (above).
Martin Butlin and Evelyn Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner, revised ed., New Haven and London 1984, p.46, as ‘CXVIII-C’.
Eric Shanes, ‘Picture Notes: The Victory returning from Trafalgar’, Turner Studies, vol.6, no.2, Winter 1986, p.70 note 6.
Gillian Forrester, Turner’s ‘Drawing Book’: The Liber Studiorum, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1996, pp.16, 25 notes 83 and 86.
Paul Spencer-Longhurst, The Sun Rising through Vapour: Turner’s Early Seascapes, exhibition catalogue, Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham 2003, p.33 note 1.