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Thames Warehouses

Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 38
State: 4/5

Collection credit:Pennell Collection  
Image credit:  
Provenance:E. R. and J. Pennell Collection; given to the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.  


Paper size:130 x 242 mm  
Plate mark size:76 x 202 mm  
Note on size:The right edge is unevenl cut  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):Asian laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light overall tone  
Note on foul biting:as usual  
Print note:This is an impression of Kennedy's second state.  


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:The pencil inscription on the verso has an 'E' or upside down '3' before 'J Pennell'; the 'E' or '3' appears to be in a different hand (addition by Eliz Pennell or random number?)  
Collector's mark:'EJP' in a circle (LC Pennell); signed in pencil at lower left on verso, '[E or upside down 3] J Pennell'.  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.