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Thames Warehouses

Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Accession no: DN. 2934

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Probably with H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, 1907 (stock no. a43093, however not listed in stock book). Adriaan Jacobus Domela Nieuwenhuis (1850-1935), Amsterdam; given to the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 1923.  


Paper size:104 x 294 mm  
Plate mark size:84 x 201 mm  
Note on size: rough edges at bottom and right; long envelope shape complementing the shape of the plate  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:old, slightly dirty paper, possibly taken from a book or manuscript  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light overall tone, with graininess  
Note on foul biting:  
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:'DNB' stamp ( Domela Nieuwehuis, Lugt. 356B, supplement) on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 43093', '12', '2934',on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'n 8' in pen in old script on verso.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.