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Old Westminster Bridge

Glasgow Museums
Accession no:
State: C/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:John Innes (1859-1929), Glasgow; presented to Glasgow Museums in 1920.  


Paper size:127 x 225 mm  
Plate mark size:75 x 199 mm  
Note on size:taken from a book, binding holes at the bottom  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks: coat of arms with three Strasbourg Lilies framed in an oval of laurel leaves  
Medium:etching & drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light overall tone  
Note on foul biting:a few flecks at corners  
Print note:clean sharp print with burr  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler 1859'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
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):'F. Goulding. Imp.' on recto  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'From copper surface. May 1894. F. Goulding. Imp.' in pencil on recto; Museum nos.on recto in pen.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.