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National Maritime Museum
Accession no: PAF 5491
State: 5/5

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  


Paper size:125 x 151 mm  
Plate mark size:100 x 126 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:'… E ERVEN D BLA …' (partial)  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very little tone but an area is wiped bare to left and right of the figures on the barge; light tone or texture to left of the left one of the two figures on the beach.  
Note on foul biting:only a touch at the bottom edge.  
Print note:A very clear impression with some burr.  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'[D]ELIGHT / 1861' on barge  
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:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.