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Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Accession no: P.2089-R
State: 3/6

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK  
Provenance:Said to have been given by Whistler to his mother, Anna McNeill Whistler, and by her to Mrs T. H. Riches; given by Mrs Riches to the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, September 1923.  


Paper size:267 x 360 mm  
Plate mark size:126 x 201 mm  
Note on size:two deckle edges  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:dark ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:'modern'  
Watermarks:'HUDELIST' partial  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light overall  
Note on foul biting:slight texture in sky, strong foul biting in froeground at right.  
Print note:A good impression.  


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:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Proof printed by J. Whistler / Given to me by Mrs. Whistler - (his mother) / 1872 / T. H. Riches' on verso.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.