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Thames Warehouses

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46728
State: 4c/5

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Possibly passed by family descent to Whistler's great-nephew, Joseph Whistler Revillon (1886-1955); bequeathed to the University of Glasgow, 1955.  


Paper size:101 x 228 mm  
Plate mark size:76 x 203 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white on buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid on wove  
Note on the paper:thinned areas; primary support laid down on Western buff wove; modern restoration, lined, no skinning on the front, but cannot see verso.  
Watermarks:De Erven de Blauw (similar watermark in same position on Ionides V&A Thames set)  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Barely visible tone on the left.  
Note on foul biting:Manipulated foul biting / pitting around the barge in the foreground, finely grained pitting around the signature.  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'1859.' and, on buildings, 'FREDK [superscript 'K'] VINK & Co [superscript 'o'] / ROPE & SAIL MAKERS', 'SMITH & SON. / HERMITAGE COAL WHARF', 'HO[A]RES WHARF'  
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:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.