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Old Westminster Bridge

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1947.676
State: 3/4

Collection credit:Gift of Alfred E. Hamill  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Given by Alfred E. Hamill (1883-1953) to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1947.  
Additional acq. no:R 9076  


Paper size:196 x 321 mm  
Plate mark size:75 x 203 mm  
Note on size:Irregular sheet edges at the top and bottom show traces of old glue; the sheet may have been reduced along the glue line.  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:J. L. Bouchet  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
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 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:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'VHOX+ (underlined) / SVX.' at lower centre verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.