The Landing Stage, Cowes
|Size:||134 x 96 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at left|
|No. of States:||3|
|Catalogues:||K.328; M.322; W.245|
|Impressions taken from this plate (15)|
The Landing Stage, Cowes probably dates from 23 July 1887.
The fiftieth anniversary of the coronation of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) was celebrated in 1887. Jubilee celebrations included a Naval Review at Spithead on 23 July. Whistler as President of the Society of British Artists was invited to attend. During the day he made twelve etchings, as well as a watercolour and pencil sketches.