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Scottish National Gallery , Edinburgh
Accession no: ENGLISH 873
State: 2/5

Collection credit:Scottish National Gallery  
Image credit:  
Provenance: Ernest Stephen Lumsden (1883-1968); bought from Mrs E. S. Lumsden by the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1949.  
Additional acq. no:P. 1729  


Paper size:260 x 325 mm  
Plate mark size:100 x 123 mm  
Note on size: Slightly rough edges  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:Off white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:Black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very pale  
Note on foul biting:At the bottom right corner, only at the edge  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:see Inscription  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'[D]ELIGHT 1861' on barge; 'The Works of James Whistler - Etchings and Dry Points, are / on View at E. Thomas' Publisher / 39. Old Bond Street'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
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:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'4' in pen on verso; '1st state without/ London/ very rare', 'Trial Proof' on recto; '...sixteen etchings …' etc, rubbed out on recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.