South African National Gallery label adhered to the reverse
Overhauling the tug “Talana” is one of three paintings leaning against the fireplace in an early photograph taken in Dorothy Kay’s living room, illustrated in Marjorie Reynolds' biography on Dorothy Kay, which the author refers to as “a number of very good paintings.”
South African National Gallery, Cape Town, Prestige Retrospective Exhibition, 26 June to 8 August 1982, catalogue number 12 with the title Tug 'talana' on the slipway
Reynolds, Marjorie. (1989) Dorothy Kay: Everything You Do Is A Portrait Of Yourself, A Biography, Rosebank: Alec Marjorie Reynolds. Pages 35 and 36.