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Black Lion Wharf

Whereabouts unknown.
Accession no: n/a

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Pelletier.Albert W. Scholle (d. 1910), New York. Harris Schrank Fine Prints, New York, by 2009. Present whereabouts unknown.  


Paper size:  
Plate mark size:  
Note on size:rough edge at left and bottom  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:thin  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:A good impression with unusually heavy inking.  


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: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:hexagonal stamp (A.W.Scholle Lugt 2923a) , possibly initials 'S.W.C.' or 'S.N.C.' etc  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 66332', '4980'  
Misc inscriptions by others:'11990 / 4.26.3'  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.