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Old Westminster Bridge

Museum of London
Accession no: 64.6/1
State: 2/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Purchased by the Museum of London, 1964.  


Paper size:200 x 314 mm  
Plate mark size:75 x 200 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:dark ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:Strasbourg Lily (partial, upper section)  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light tone, particularly at the bottom right.  
Note on foul biting:Some on the boat in the left foreground.  
Print note:The impression was printed in a black with a slightly cool, umber tone; a clear impression with some burr on the drypoint.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler 1859' ('t' not crossed)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:see signature  
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:'c. 29185' on recto  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.