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Eagle Wharf

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.458
State: 1/1

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Edward G. Kennedy. Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1978.  
Additional acq. no:111815  


Paper size:160 x 238 mm  
Plate mark size:136 x 214 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:Medium weight, 'antique' laid paper; 2.45 cm between chain lines; 9 laid lines per cm.  
Watermarks:Beehive with initials 'DEDB' (from paper maker De Erven D. Blauw, c. 1822)  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler. 1859.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:on signboards: 'TYZAC, WHITELEY & Co.', 'W. BROWN / SAIL Maker / SHIPOWNER', 'EAGLE / WHARF'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'CCC' trefoil stamp on verso in brown ink (C.C. Cunningham); 'EGK' at lower right centre and lower centre (twice, E.G. Kennedy, Lugt 857).  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'40' and 'KT' and '100' on recto; 'EKT#100' on verso, at lower left.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.