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Old Westminster Bridge

Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Accession no: 1963.333

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Given by Miss Susan Dwight Bliss (1882-1966), New York, to Bowdoin College Museum of Art, September 1963.  


Paper size:210 x 330 mm  
Plate mark size:75 x 202 mm  
Note on size: rough edges  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):modern laid  
Note on the paper:deckle present on three edges  
Watermarks:Coat of arms with three five pointed stars on a shield.  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:overall light tone, with soft flecks  
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:BCMA rectangular stamp in black ink on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.