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Longshore men

National Maritime Museum
Accession no: PAD 8035
State: 3/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:George W. Vanderbilt (PR 79-12)  


Paper size:244 x 362 mm  
Plate mark size:153 x 228 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light overall tone producing a warm glow  
Note on foul biting:some at the edges, particularly at bottom left and right corners and inside the bottom right corner.  
Print note:A good impression printed with retroussage.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler - 1859 -'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:see signature  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:butterfly  
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:pencil butterfly of 1888/1890  
Collector's mark:'E' in pencil on recto (not identified)  
Dealers' stock nos:'…267' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:illegible, on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.