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The Unsafe Tenement

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.414.6
State: 3/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Boston Athenaeum, Boston. Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1978.  
Additional acq. no:56360  


Paper size:308 x 438 mm  
Plate mark size:158 x 226 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):Japanese  
Note on the paper:light weight Japanese, laid on to medium-weight white machine-made wove paper.  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler.' ('s' reversed)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'Imp Delatre.Rue St Jacques. 171'  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'M.F.A/ BA/ 663' on verso, at lower left, octagonal adhesive museum label; 'Boston Athenaeum' oval museum stamp at centre, in blue ink.  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.