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Victoria and Albert Museum
Accession no: Circ.15-1912
State: 5/6

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Bought from E. Parsons & Sons, by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1912, £5.12.0.  
Additional acq. no:EE.1C  


Paper size:187 x 263 mm  
Plate mark size:124 x 202 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
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:extensive at bottom left and right plus overall texture.  
Print note:Looks strong and rather old-fashioned on the pale brown paper.  


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:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'1716' on recto  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Limehouse' on recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.