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Purchased at the 1920 exhibition by Alec G. Walker, and by descent to the present owners.
Exhibition catalogue, The Black Country, London, Leicester Galleries, 1920, no. 10, pl. XVII.
B. Wadsworth, Edward Wadsworth: A Painter's Life, Salisbury, 1989, no. W/B 33, as 'Tarmac 3', n.p.
J. Black, Edward Wadsworth: Form, Feeling and Calculation: The Complete Paintings and Drawings, London, 2005, p. 166, no. 104, illustrated.
London, Leicester Galleries, The Black Country, January 1920, no. 10.
London, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., Edward Wadsworth 1889-1949: Paintings Drawings and Prints, July - August, 1974, no. 31.
Truro, Royal Cornwall Museum, Crysede - The Unique Textile Designs of Alec Walker, May - July 1993, ex-catalogue.