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Chelsea Bridge and Church

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.492
State: 7/7

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:S. H. Nazeby Harrington (b. 1862), Birkenhead, UK. 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:111883  


Paper size:222 x 318 mm  
Plate mark size:102 x 168 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight 'antique' laid paper with deckled edges along the left and bottom and straight edges at the top and right. There is a manufacturer's mark of a dry stamp embossment at the lower left centre: 'HW' (encircled).  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:'cool soft toned black'  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:On recto, at lower left, below platemark, in pencil: butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


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:  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.