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Old Hungerford Bridge

Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Accession no: WAG 1583
State: 3/4

Collection credit:Bequeathed by James Smith (of Blundellsands)  
Image credit:  
Provenance:James Smith (1831-1923), Blundellsands; bequeathed to the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 1923.  
Additional acq. no:BW 646  


Paper size:161 x 238 mm  
Plate mark size:137 x 214 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:yellowed and flecked with brown fibres; it is stuck down on backing card.  
Watermarks:Unable to examine properly.  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:There is light print tone that is slightly more pronounced at the lower left and upper left.  
Note on foul biting:There is minor pitting.  
Print note:The drypoint lines appear worn down. There are a few ink spots from printing, particularly at the upper left and lower left; they spill on to the margin.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
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:Unable to examine verso as stuck down on secondary support.  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'2875K', 'IN 1583' on recto, at lower edge.. On mount: '2875 K-1'  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.