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Black Lion Wharf

Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn.
Accession no: 1953.D1.10

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Provenance:Bequest of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1953  


Paper size:218x309 mm  
Plate mark size:151x225 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:Medium-weight cream laid paper  
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Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
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Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler. 1859.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:on signboards : 'HOARES WHARF', 'DOWNES', 'OLD SHIPPING CLIPPERS / TO LET EVERY DAY / GLASGOW INVERNES[S] / GRANGEMOUTH PETERH[E]A[D]', 'St. ANDREWS', 'BLAC[K] LION W[HA]RF' (the first 'N' in 'INVERNESS' is reversed)  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:  
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Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
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Collector's mark:DAC stamp in brown ink on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:lower left: '23u k.42 a48336'; upper right: '1/200'; on verso, lower right: 'From Matthews + Brooke'  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.