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Chelsea Wharf

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.517

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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:111933  


Paper size:204 x 226 mm  
Plate mark size:92 x 190 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight 'antique' laid paper with a deckled lower edge, torn from a book.  
Watermarks:Arms of Amsterdam (Chicago 19).  
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Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler 1863'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:on signboards, 'CHELSEA WHARF', 'THOMAS WEEKS, CHELSEA WHARF, ROMAN CEMENT & LIME', 'CHELSEA WHARF, CLOVER, HAY & STRAW.'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
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Tab signed/inscribed:no  
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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:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:illegible inscription in old handwriting on verso, at upper left, in orange ink; '1863' at lower left; at lower right, 'ERM' and '1978.517'.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.