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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Accession no: 35.1.37
State: 3/6

Collection credit:Bequest of John Barton Payne  
Image credit:Photo Travis Fullerton © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts  
Provenance:Bequest of John Barton Payne to Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1935.  


Paper size:151 x 229 mm  
Plate mark size:125 x 203 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:beehive (bricked arch)  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:densely inked, gray 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:n/a  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:n/a  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.