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Annie Haden

British Museum
Accession no: 1872-07-13-418
State: 4/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © Trustees of the British Museum  
Provenance:'Miss Haden' bought from 'Mr Thomas' - probably Edmund Thomas (1842-1883) - by the British Museum, London, 13 July 1872.  
Additional acq. no:PRN: PPA50187  


Paper size:398 x 257 mm  
Plate mark size:350 x 214 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):possibly wove (laid lines not visible from recto)  
Note on the paper:The paper is flecked with small brown and grey fibres. Its edges are cut. A close examination of the paper was prevented as the etching has been attached to the mount.  
Watermarks:not visible from recto  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:There is a selective use of print tone in the foreground.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:This is not the richest impression with regard to burr.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler. 1860.' ('6' reversed)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:see signature  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:none on recto  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:none on recto  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:none on recto  
Dealers' stock nos:none on recto  
Misc inscriptions by others:none on recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.