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Thames Police

New York Public Library
Accession no: MEYG
State: 5c/6

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:John L. Cadwalder Collection  


Paper size:221 x 289 mm  
Plate mark size:153 x 227 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:buff, darkened to tan  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):Asian  
Note on the paper:'laid' Asian, soft, feels like wove  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light grey tone  
Note on foul biting:a few flecks  
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:'MEYG' stamp on recto; '60982' on verso; 'CADWALLADER COLLECTION' stamp; 'N.Y. PUBLIC LIBRARY / PRINTS DIVISION' stamp on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.