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Limehouse

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 54950

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Sold at auction, Sotheby's, London (bound set of 12 cancelled etchings from Thames Set); Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow.  

 

Paper size:147 x 232 mm  
Plate mark size:126 x 202 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid, medium-weight paper  
Note on the paper:  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:no  
Medium:etching  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  

 

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:  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  
ID:K0400402  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.