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Old Westminster Bridge

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Accession no: 1943.3.8423
State: 3/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC  
Provenance:S. H. Nazeby Harrington (b. 1862), Birkenhead, UK. Bought by Lessing Julius Rosenwald (1891-1971), Philadelphia; given to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1943.  
Additional acq. no:B-10485  


Paper size:102 x 229 mm  
Plate mark size:76 x 203 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:Beehive in escutcheon with flowers  
Watermarks:beehive in [?] flowers  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:light and scattered, including small rust or corrosion marks to left of the horses, above the lower centre plate mark and at the lower right corner.  
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:'HNH' stamp (S. H. Nazeby Harrington, Lugt 1337, 1348 or 1349), 'LJR' stamp (L.J. Rosenwald, Lugt 1760b-c)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.