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Thames Police

Honolulu Academy of Arts
Accession no: 11,652
State: 5c/6

Collection credit:Gift of Charles Atherton Estate, 1940  
Image credit:Photo © Honolulu Academy of Arts  
Provenance:Gift of the Charles Atherton Estate to Honolulu Academy of Arts, 1940.  


Paper size:205 x 281 mm  
Plate mark size:151 x 227 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper: buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light  
Note on foul biting:a few spots  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler. 1859.' lower right  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:on signboards: 'THAMES POLICE.' ; 'WAPPING WHARF / YOR[KS]HIRE BOTTLE COMPAN[Y]'  
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:o  
Misc inscriptions by others:'1-1', lower left, on recto  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.