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Vauxhall Bridge

Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Accession no: WAG 1580
State: 2/2

Collection credit:Presented by Dr H. Nazeby Harrington  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Given by Dr H. Nazeby Harrington to the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 1910.  
Additional acq. no:BW 469  


Paper size:105 x 153 mm  
Plate mark size:69 x 115 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese mounted on ivory laid paper  
Note on the paper:very light weight, with long irregular fibres.  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:There is a medium print tone that is more pronounced in the foreground and sky.  
Note on foul biting:There is the grip mark from a tool at the lower left.  
Print note:There is burr from the drypoint at the upper left.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler. / 1861.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:see signature  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'2875G', 'IN 1580' on recto, at lower edge.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.