The Fleet: Monitors
|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||143 x 223 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at lower left|
|No. of States:||2|
|Catalogues:||K.318; M.315; W.239|
|Impressions taken from this plate (12)|
Whistler as President of the Society of British Artists was invited to attend. During the day he made twelve etchings, the ' Jubilee Set', as well as a watercolour and pencil sketches. Other etchings done on the same day include Troopships , The Visitors' Boat  and The Turret Ship .
1: 'The Jubilee Naval Review', The Times, London, 25 July 1887, p. 7.