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Old Hungerford Bridge

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 014.2007
State: 1/4

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance:Bernard Buchanan MacGeorge (1845?-1924), Glasgow; H. Wunderlich & Co., New York; listed by E. G. Kennedy as owned by Albert W. Scholle (d. 1910), New York. Harris G. Whittemore; by descent. Fine Art Society, London (Whistler Centenary, FAS 2003 (cat. No 15); Dr George van Houten, Netherlands; sold at auction, Sotheby's, New York, 3 May 2007 (lot 30); Peter and Paula Lunder; given to Colby College, Maine, 2007.  


Paper size:142 x 214 mm  
Plate mark size:138 x 214 mm  
Note on size:4mm margin at top edge only  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):Japanese  
Note on the paper:thin laid japan  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:no, very clear  
Note on foul biting:In sky at top left;  
Print note:This impression was reproduced in Kennedy  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
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:'B.M.' stamp (B.B. MacGeorge, Lugt 394); pentagon stamp (A.W. Scholle, Lugt 2923a); 'HW' stamp (Harris G. Whittemore, Lugt 1384 a).  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.