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Old Westminster Bridge

British Museum
Accession no: 1863-10-17-173
State: 4/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo ¬© Trustees of the British Museum  
Provenance:Purchased from Whistler by the British Museum, London, 1863.  
Additional acq. no:PRN: PPA49839  


Paper size:192 x 287 mm  
Plate mark size:76 x 203 mm  
Other size:205 x 308 second pmk mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):chine coll√©  
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:a tiny bit on the ship in the left foreground  
Print note:A quiet impression, with not much burr left  


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:n/a  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:n/a  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.