Taras Shevchenko. Sketch – a man with a stick, cartoon figure of military, grotesque self-portrait in profile, and others. Sheet  of the album "Three years".
Above ink inscription: To the file of 1847, at the first expedition, made by the Office of the Third Department. In the worksheet, the remains of sealing wax.
In literature one of the cartoons of the picture mistakenly identified with the portrait of Nicholas I.
V. Ja. Tkachenko
After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, № 312 (image), p. 40 – 41 (note).