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Chelsea Bridge and Church

National Maritime Museum
Accession no: PAF 5494
State: 6/7

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  


Paper size:125 x 193 mm  
Plate mark size:101 x 169 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:'...ERVEN DE BLA‚Ķ' (partial)  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:residual tone only  
Note on foul biting:a little at the right and bottom edges; some dots; also possibly some faint acid drops creating a blur to left of the boat.  
Print note:There is a small area of burr on the boat on the right.  


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: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.