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Thames Police

Hood Museum of Art
Accession no: PR.950.21.49

Collection credit:Gift of Helena Mein Wade in memory of her husband, Alfred Byers Wade  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Alfred Byers Wade Collection; Helena Mein Wade (wife), New Canaan, Connecticut, 1949; given to the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 1950.  


Paper size:244 x 333 mm  
Plate mark size:135 x 225 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:heavy weight paper  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
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:  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Wapping Wharf' in lower left margin.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.