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Please note that the present watercolour was engraved by Samuel Middiman for Select views in Great Britain, engraved by S. Middiman, from pictures and drawings by the most emiment artists. With descriptions, London, 1785, IV, pl. 14. For further information see P. Bicknell, The Picturesque Scenery of the Lake District 1752-1855. A Bibliographical Study, 1990, pp. 100-1. The other view of Coniston Lake by Wheatley, which was included in the same publication, is in the collection of the Whitworth Art Gallery, see C. Nugent, British Watercolours in the Whitworth Art Gallery, The University of Manchester, London, 2002, p. 284.