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Fogg Art Museum, Harvard
Accession no: 2005.274
State: 4/6

Collection credit:Fogg Art Museum, Gift of Patricia Cornwell  
Image credit:  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. 'a 75434'). Given by Patricia Cornwell to the Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA, 2005.  


Paper size:198 x 258 mm  
Plate mark size:125 x 198 mm  
Note on size:The paper has broad margin, and is uneven. edges except at the top.  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc): laid  
Note on the paper:'modern' laid  
Watermarks:circle with laurel wreath, fragment  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:clean wiped  
Note on foul biting:A lot of foul biting at right.  
Print note:A good strong impression in warm black ink. The distance is delicate but sharp. There are flecks in the sky.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler 1859'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'...UR MAC…' above the bow window at top right; 'CURTIS GIN' ('N' reversed) on the signboard in the background.  
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: 'EW' in pencil, with the 'E' rounded verso  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 75434' on verso,  
Misc inscriptions by others:'EW / Limehouse planche détruite'  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.