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The Lime-Burner

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.457
State: 2/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1978.  
Additional acq. no:111813  


Paper size:368 x 228 mm  
Plate mark size:252 x 176 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:medium weight.  
Watermarks:There is a horizontal watermark at the lower centre: 'D & C BLAUW'  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler / 1859'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'1859 -'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'CCC' trefoil stamp on verso in brown ink (C.C. Cunningham).  
Dealers' stock nos:'#30491' on verso, at lower left; 'ERM / 2863 4X' at lower left corner  
Misc inscriptions by others:'W44' on verso, at lower right; at lower centre, 'The Lime-burners'.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.