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Black Lion Wharf

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Accession no: 1969.2.2

Collection credit:Gift of C. Shepherd Lee, 1969.  
Image credit:Gift of C. Shepherd Lee, 1969.  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. 'a 66335' ). Gift of C. Shepherd Lee to Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1969.  


Paper size:229 x 352 mm  
Plate mark size:152 x 229 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:very thin  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:yes  
Note on foul biting:along right edge  
Print note:  


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:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 66335' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.