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Thames Police

Baltimore Museum of Art
Accession no: 1984.9
State: 5c/6

Collection credit:Gift of Henry Burke, Baltimore, in Memory of Alberta Burke  
Image credit:Photo © The Baltimore Museum of Art  
Provenance:Given by Henry G. Burke, Baltimore, to Baltimore Museum of Art, MD, 1984.  


Paper size:197 x 260 mm  
Plate mark size:151 x 223 mm  
Note on size:rough edge at bottom  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:yellowed in the middle, thin  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Very light residual tone  
Note on foul biting:Flecks in the sky  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler. 1859 -'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:on signboards: 'THAMES POLICE.' ; 'WAPPING WHARF / YORKSHIRE BOTTLE COMPANY'  
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:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.